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Missouri Association of Rural Education


2005 Missouri Rural Board of Education Member

Susan Kyle

Susan Kyle has spent the last thirteen years serving her community and school district as a School Board member working to improve and support the Cole Camp R-I School District.  Susan is currently the most senior member of the board of . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural Board Member

Tom Weigand

has spend the last sixteen years serving his community and school as a School Board member working to improve and support the Chilhowee R-IV School District. The words "excellent leadership qualities" best describe the dedication that . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural District Administrator

Jerry Parret

No job is too big or too small for Jerry Parrett. Mr. Parrett is currently the Superintendent of the Kirbyville R-VI School District at Kirbyville, Missouri. His administrative commitment to students and education began in 1973 as the K-6 . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural Middle School Teacher

Nicole Pellet

2005 marks the third year of outstanding service that Nicole Pellett has given to education. Mrs. Pellett is a sixth grade English and Social Studies Teacher in the Liberal Middle School in Liberal, Missouri. Nicole is described by a . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural School District

Mound City R-II

Mound City R-II is located halfway between Kansas City and Omaha Nebraska. Interstate 29 brings several important aspects to the community, one of which is the diversity of the population. Being a rural town of 1200 people, the primary way of . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural Support Staff

Debroah Loucks

Deborah Loucks has worked continuously in the Mound City R-II School District, Mound City, Missouri for the past 32 years. Starting fresh from college, she entered the world of secretaries serving at the high school level. For the past . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural Elementary Teacher

Margaret Oehrke

Margaret Oehrke's career in education spans 22 years of teaching in rural Missouri. The last eighteen years at Tipton Elementary. Her entire teaching career has been at the elementary level. Grit. Determination. Love - genuine love of . . .

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2005 Outstanding Rural Secondary School Teacher

Jill Lenz

Being the spouse of a district-level administrator, the teaching career of Jill Lenz has evolved as her husband has accepted positions in various locales. Now in her third year at Northwest High School in Hughesville, Missouri, Jill . . .

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