GKCMPA Region Officers

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One of eight MoASSP regions committed to connecting members.

President

Torrence Allen, Belton HS

Past President

Dr. Josh Luke, Raytown HS

Treasurer
At-Large Member
At-Large Member
MoASSP Treasurer

Barbara McCormick, St. Teresa’s Academy

President-Elect
Secretary
At-Large Member
At-Large Member
MoASSP Board Member

Dr. Adrian Singletary, Plaza MS

MoASSP Past President

Dr. Corey Willich, Park Hill South HS

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GKCMPA Region Recognition

High School Regional POY

Dr. Justin Woods

Van Horn HS

Middle-Level Regional POY

Dr. Brett Lyon

Brittany Hill MS

Exemplary New Regional POY

Dr. Kayla Maid

Lee’s Summit West HS

Assistant Principal Regional POY

Dr. Corey Willich

Park Hill HS

Walsworth Consummate POY

Mark Wiegers

Center HS

A rich tradition of leadership excellence.

GKCMPA regional leadership and award winners through the years.

GKCMPA Region’s Past Officers

2023-2024 Officers

President:  
Dr. Josh Luke, Raytown HS

President-Elect: 
Torrence Allen, Belton HS

Past President: 

Secretary: 

Treasurer:  
Dr. Shelly Brown, Blue Springs South HS

At-Large Member: 
Dr. Reagan Allegri, Heritage MS

At-Large Member:  
Dr. Mike Sharp, Liberty HS

At-Large Member:
Dr. Stacy Syler, Liberty North HS

MoASSP Board Member:  
Dr. Adrian Singletary, Plaza MS

MoASSP President:
Dr. Corey Willich, Park Hill HS

MoASSP Treasurer:
Barbara McCormick, St. Teresa’s Academy

2022-2023 Officers

President:  
Dr. Brian Van Batavia, Maple Park MS

President-Elect: 
Dr. Josh Luke, Raytown HS

Past President: 
Dr. Randy Oliver, Van Horn HS

Secretary: 
Torrence Allen, Belton HS

Treasurer:  
Dr. Drew White, North Kansas City HS

At-Large Member: 
Dr. Shelley Brown, Blue Springs South HS

At-Large Member:  
Dr. Chad Hertzog, Lee’s Summit West HS

At-Large Member:
Dr. Adrian Singletary, Plaza MS

MoASSP Board Member:  
Dr. Corey Willich, Park Hill HS

MoASSP Non-Public Representative:
Barbara McCormick, St. Teresa’s Academy

MoASSP Treasurer:
Joseph Monachino, St. Pius X HS

2021-2022 Officers

President:  
Dr. Randy Oliver, Van Horn HS

President-Elect: 
Dr. Brian Van Batavia, Maple Park MS

Past President: 
Kayla Maid, Lee’s Summit West HS

Secretary: 
Torrence Allen, Hickman Mills HS

Treasurer:  
Dr. Drew White, North Kansas City HS

At-Large Member: 
Dr. Wendy Kline, Independence Academy

At-Large Member:  
Dr. Josh Luke, Raytown HS

At-Large Member:
Dr. Shelley Brown, Blue Springs South HS

MoASSP Board Member:  
Dr. Corey Willich, Park Hill HS

MoASSP Non-Public Representative:

Barbara McCormick, St. Teresa’s Academy

MoASSP Treasurer:

Dr. Jeff Mesenheimer, Lee’s Summit North HS

GKCMPA Region’s Past Award Winners

2023-2024 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Hawar Khalandi, North Kansas City HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Tim Collins, Lee’s Summitt HS

High School Principal of the Year:
Adam Salmon, Oak Grove HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Kirsten Clemons, Park Hill MS

2023 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Dr. Scott Moore, Fort Osage HS

2022-2023 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Dr. Stacy Syler, Maple Park MS

Exemplary New Principal:
Dr. Ryan Gettings, Blue Springs South HS

High School Principal of the Year:
Dr. Chad Hertzog, Lee’s Summit West HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Dr. VaShawn Smith, Grandview MS

2022 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Dr. Jeff Meisenheimer, Lee’s Summit North HS

2021-2022 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Dr. Randy Oliver, Van Horn HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Dr. Adrian Singletary, Plaza MS

High School Principal of the Year: 
Dr. April Adams, Liberty HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Scott Carr, Heritage MS

2021 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Dr. Wendy Kline, Independence Academy

2020-2021 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Kerrie Herren, Park Hill South HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Kari Harrison, Lee’s Summit HS

High School Principal of the Year:
Rhonda Scott, Truman HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Keelie Stucker, Walden MS

2020 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Dr. Precious Kurth, Liberty North HS

2019-2020 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Tim Collins, Lee’s Summit North HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Ryan Stanley, LEAD Innovation Campus(Park Hill SD)

High School Principal of the Year:
Dr. Eric Johnson, Winnetonka HS (NKCSD)

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
N/A

2019 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Janette Miller, Pleasant Lea MS

2018-2019 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Tressa Wright, Bernard Campbell MS

Exemplary New Principal:
Chris Sartain, Oak Park HS

High School Principal of the Year: 
Jeremy Plowman, Grain Valley HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Jeff Williams, Bridger MS (Independence)

2018 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Cindy O’Brien, Kearney HS

2017-2018 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Tom Alderman, Blue Springs HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Larry Smith, Lakeview MS (Park Hill)

High School Principal of the Year:
Dr. Jeff Meisenheimer, Lee’s Summit North HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Steve Cook, Delta Woods MS (Blue Springs)

2017 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Dale Longenecker, Park Hill South HS

2016-2017 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Rexanne Hill, Lee’s Summit North HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Randy Maglinger, Van Horn HS

High School Principal of the Year: 
Charlie Belt, Blue Springs South HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Sherri Lewis, Bernard Campbell MS

2016 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Joe Monachino, St. Pius X HS

2015-2016 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Dr. Brian VanBatavia, Park Hill Lakeview MS

Exemplary New Principal:
Bob Jerome, Blue Springs HS

High School Principal of the Year: 
Matt Lindsey, Winnetonka HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Bart Woods, Kearney MS

2015 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Janet Brown, Belton HS

2014-2015 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Keelie Stucker, Excelsior Springs MS

Exemplary New Principal:
Dr. Jeff Meisenheimer, Lee’s Summit North HS

High School Principal of the Year:
David Sharp, Lee’s Summit West HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
David Carlson, Summit Lakes MS

2014 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
Clark Mershon, Staley HS

2013-2014 Award Winners

Assistant Principal of the Year:
Deborah Miller, Park Hill HS

Exemplary New Principal:
Brandon Martin, Blue Springs Freshman Center

High School Principal of the Year: 
Jason Snodgrass, Fort Osage HS

Middle-Level Principal of the Year:
Lezlee Ivy, Park Hill Plaza MS

2013 Walsworth Consummate Professional:
David Mitchell East MS-Ray-Pec