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Golay Ashley Golay, Ashley Wonder Years Wonder Years 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Ashley Golay! This will be my first year teaching at DHE but my fourth year teaching Wonder Years. I have an amazing husband named Justin and we have a sweet little boy named Atticus who is 14 months old. I am very excited to be part of the DHE community! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Ashley Golay 19 20.jpg
Griffeth Rebecca Griffeth, Rebecca Wonder Years Wonder Years 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Rebecca Griffeth and I am originally from Ozark, Missouri. I attended the University of Missouri for the past four year and graduated with my degree in Early Childhood Education and a minor in Leadership and Public Service. My family is made up of my parents who live in Ozark, and my brother and his wife who live in Atlanta. When I'm not teaching, I love spending time with family and friends at the lake, doing activities outside, and traveling. Last summer I got to teach English in a 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Rebecca Griffeth 19 20.jpg
Curry Julee Curry, Julee Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane I'm Julee Curry, and I teach Kindergarten. My undergraduate work occurred at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, and I earned my master's degree at MSU. I enjoy spending time with family, reading, playing games, and assembling puzzles. I enjoy seeing the many Harrison alumni and families that return year after year, because they also love the school community. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Curry 2018.jpg
Campbell Hilary Campbell, Hilary Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane 417-523-5800 417-523-5895
Stapp Whitney Stapp, Whitney Kindergarten Kindergarten 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Whitney Stapp and I have lived in Springfield my entire life. I graduated from Missouri State University 2017 with my degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Childhood Development. My husband and I have been married two years and our family grew last October when we had our sweet daughter Lucille. If I am not at school you can find me cuddling my daughter, watching movies, volunteering at church, traveling, or outside enjoying the weather. I am so excited to be join the tea 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Whitney Stapp 19 20.jpg
Taylor Kim Taylor, Kim 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Kim Taylor and this will be my 20th year in teaching and 10th year at Harrison. I grew up in KC, MO and graduated with my undergrad and Masters at Missouri State. I married my best friend, Ken Taylor, who works in advertising. I have 4 children: Aiden (15), Rory (14), Mara (10), and Brenna (8); all from DHE. I LOVE to read, be with my family, read, Pinterest, and read. I love Harrison because our staff is willing to try anything to make learning relevant and exciting for students! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Taylor 2018.jpg
Tepe Chelsea Tepe, Chelsea 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Chelsea Tepe and I teach 1st grade. I was hired at Harrison my first year of teaching 9 years ago. I graduated from Missouri State in 2010 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. My husband teaches Computer Science and Business at Parkview High School and we have two beautiful little boys, Jack (5) and Ryan (1). I LOVE being a part of the Husky family because it is full of love, encouragement, and learning! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Tepe 2018.jpg
Trotter Susan Trotter, Susan 1st Grade 1st Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Susan Trotter, and I am very excited to be teaching First Grade this year! I have my Masters degree in Elementary Education from Drury University. I am starting my 7th year teaching at Harrison! I was raised in Springfield and am proud to say I am a 6th generation Greene County native! I have been married to my husband, Ed, for 30 years! We have two wonderful daughters and one granddaughter! We enjoy the outdoors in our jeep, RV, and kayaks! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Trotter 2018.jpg
Frey Katie Frey, Katie 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Katie Frey and I am lucky enough to be a 2nd grade teacher. I have been teaching for 16 years and this will be my 10th year at DHE! I have lived in Republic for the last 35 years (Go Tigers!) I have been blessed with an incredibly patient husband, a middle school daughter with a heart of gold and a teenage son who keeps our life light hearted! I love when I am able to find time for photography and golf. I love how encouraged and supported our students and staff feel every day at DHE! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/frey 2018.jpg
Kujath Scotty Kujath, Scotty 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Scotty Kujath, 2nd grade teacher at Harrison. This is my 4th year at Harrison! I grew up near Durango, Colorado. I graduated from Evangel with a degree in Elementary Education. I have 3 brothers and a sister-in-law, as well as the greatest parents in the world! Besides teaching, I also coach basketball at Kickapoo. In my free time I enjoy working out, golfing, and spending time with friends and family. My favorite thing about Harrison is how much the students love coming to school! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Kujath 2018.jpg
Licata Dawn Licata, Dawn 2nd Grade 2nd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Dawn Licata and I have taught all 9 years of my teaching career right here at DHE in 2nd grade. I attended MSU and have a Master’s in Literacy. I have an amazing husband and 2 wonderful children ages 12 and 7. As a family we love traveling, spending time on our boat, and lounging by the pool. My favorite thing about Harrison is that we are like a family too. The teachers and staff are so supportive and we have a great collective efficacy which has a positive impact on our students. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Licata 2018.jpg
Baumann Jamie Baumann, Jamie 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Jamie Baumann, and I teach 3rd grade. I have been teaching at Harrison since 2012. I am from Arkansas, but I attended both undergrad and graduate school at MSU. I live in Nixa with my husband and our two children. We love college football and being involved with our church and the community. My favorite thing about DHE is the passion and dedication that our teachers and staff have not only for student's academic success, but also the whole child and their well-being. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Baumann 2018.jpg
French Holly French, Holly 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Hollie French. I started working at Harrison during the 2017-2018 school year. I attended college at Missouri State University, right here in my home town. I have a kind and caring husband, Geoff. In my free time, I enjoy reading, gardening, and cooking. I am thankful to be a Husky! I love how much support there is from the families, staff, and local community to help with our students' learning! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/French 2018.jpg
Vaughan Julie Vaughan, Julie 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Julie Vaughan and I teach 3rd grade. This begins my 18th year. I am a native Springfieldian and I received my degree from MSU in 2001. Currently, I am working on my Masters degree in counseling. I have the most supportive family anyone could ask for. My husband, Brad, and our children Nathan (8th), Katie (5th), and Alex (4th) are my heart. My favorite thing about DHE is the diversity. I love to see the flags of many countries flying high and the faces of so many different cultures! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Vaughan 2018.jpg
Cambria Jennifer Cambria, Jennifer 3rd Grade 3rd Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello Huskies! My name is Jennifer Cambria and I am thrilled to join the Husky Pack at David Harrison Elementary School for the 2019-20 school year. My 8-year old daughter Claire, my husband, three fun-loving dogs, and one sly Siamese cat look forward to exploring our new city as we relocate to Springfield from Las Vegas, Nevada this summer. I bring 16 years of experience to the classroom, having taught multiple grade levels and most recently serving in the role of Learning Strategist. In my cla 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Jennifer Cambria 19 20.jpg
Bossing Shannon Bossing, Shannon 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I’m Shannon Bossing, a 4th grade teacher at DHE. This is my 24th year of teaching. I went to MSU for my education degree. I have a Master’s degree from Drury and a second Master’s degree in administration from MSU. My husband Eric and I have been married 25 years and our twins, Alex and Tyler, attend William Woods University. I love spending time with family, running, and going to Disney World!  Harrison is a wonderful school with fantastic families. I love teaching at DHE! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Bossing 2018.jpg
McQuarry Roxie McQuarry, Roxie 4th Grade 4th Grade 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Roxie McQuarry and I teach 4th grade. I’ve been teaching for 15 years.  This will be my 11th year at Harrison. I feel very fortunate to have been at DHE since the school opened in 2009.  I earned my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Drury University.  In my spare time, I like to watch football (Go Seahawks!) or play board games with my family.  My favorite thing about Harrison is getting to know all the families over the years. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/McQuarry 2018.jpg
Gentry Robin Gentry, Robin Secretary Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Robin Gentry. I am married to James and we have 3 children. Brittany and her husband Max and they have 2 daughters Penny and Olive. CJ who is studying at BBC to be a Missionary. Josh who is studying at DMACC in Iowa,he plays college baseball and his major is secondary education. I am very invloved in my church and love any outdoor activity. This is my 11th year as a school secretary. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Gentry 2018.jpg
Greer Christina Greer, Christina Nurse Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Christina Greer and I’m the school nurse here at Harrison! I’ve been a school nurse for nine years; three at Harrison. I’m originally from Northwest Missouri and graduated from MSU. When I’m not at school I enjoy hanging out with my family: my husband David, my three-year old daughter Kenzie, and our two Dobies, Tucker & Elly. My favorite thing about Harrison is the close-knit community of the Husky Pack! I love getting to know all the staff, students, and their families at DHE! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Greer 2018.jpg
Holt Josh Holt, Josh Principal Office 3055 West Kildee Lane My name is Josh Holt and I am very excited about being your new principal at David Harrison Elementary. This is my 14thyear in education. I have degrees from Central Methodist, Missouri State, and the University of Missouri. I look forward to learning and serving with the amazing team at David Harrison Elementary this year. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Holt 2018.jpg
Petree Chase Petree, Chase Counselor Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, my name is Chase Petree. I am the school counselor here at David Harrison. I was born and raised in Sunny California. After high school, I served in the United States Navy and then worked in law enforcement for ten years prior to working to education. I have four wonderful adult children two of which are now educators. I attended the University of the Pacific and then Evangel University. Thank you for the opportunity to work with your children! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Petree 2018.jpg
Stewart Lori Stewart, Lori CARBO Reading Office 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Lori Stewart, and I teach reading and supervise in the cafeteria at DHE. I've taught off and on for over 30 years in public and private schools and in my own music studio. I earned my music degrees at the University of Memphis, and I'm also certified to teach in the classroom. I have my "three guys"--my husband, my son, and my retired thoroughbred racehorse (who was sired by Affirmed, the Triple Crown winner in 1978.) My favorite things about Harrison are the kids and my colleagues! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Stewart 2018.jpg
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Brummel Erica Brummel, Erica P.E. Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Erica Brummel and I am the Physical Education teacher at DHE. I have been teaching for 10 years! I graduated from Missouri State and am currently getting my Master’s in Counseling. I have an amazing husband and two beautiful daughters, Brinnley and Brooklynn. I am passionate about lifelong learning and teaching our Huskies how to have a healthy and active lifestyle. When I am not teaching you can find me doing my favorite things: reading, running, cooking, and playing with my girls. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Brummel 2018.jpg
Fetzer Amy Fetzer, Amy Music Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Amy Fetzer, Music. I've taught music for 30 years! This is my 9th year at DHE! I grew up in Springfield, went to college at Drury and have a master’s degree from Evangel. My children are musicians too. Elizabeth is a percussionist. Ben plays trumpet and is studying Music Ed. Barrett records and creaties electronic music. I love reading and adapting/writing scripts for our Huskies! I love being a Husky! We have high expectations and work together to help each other and reach our goals. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Fetzer 2018.jpg
Fitzlaff Beth Fitzlaff, Beth ELL Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Beth Fitzlaff. This is my 2nd year to be the ELL Specialist. Previously I taught 1st and 3rd grade for SPS and Joplin for a total of 17 years. Plus, I taught English in Taiwan, Indonesia and Thailand. I earned a BSE in elementary ed from MSSU and a MA in TESOL from SEMO. My husband, Brad and I and our “kids”, Brandon, Brian and daughter-in-law, Sarah enjoy trying to escape from Escape Rooms and going to the beach. One thing I love about Harrison is how positively positive everyone is. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Fitzlaff 2018.jpg
Knight Angela Knight, Angela Librarian Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I’m Angela Knight, Librarian. I have been teaching at Harrison since 2015. I attended Drury University for my teaching degree and William Woods University for my Master’s degree in Instructional Technology. My husband Cameron and I have been married for 27 years and we have two children. I love spending time with my family, reading, and gardening. Harrison is a fantastic school with amazing students and families. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Knight 2018.jpg
Leo Elizabeth Leo, Elizabeth SPED Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Elizabeth Leo, and I am the Special Education Teacher at David Harrison Elementary. This will be my 10th year at Harrison. I have been teaching for 23 years and am an MSU graduate. I have a 22-year-old daughter and a 19-year-old son, as well as 3 one-year-old fur babies. My husband Chris and I enjoy crafts, attending baseball games, spending time outdoors, cooking, and music. There is nothing better than building relationships with the Huskies at Harrison! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Leo 2018.jpg
Patterson Kim Patterson, Kim Speech Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Kim Patterson and I am the Speech-Language Pathologist. This is my 15th year for the district and 5th year at DHE. I went to college at MSU and grew up in Billings. I love to hike and garden in my spare time. My favorite thing to do at Harrison is to dig in the dirt with the kidds. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Kim Patterson 2018.jpg
Rowell Charles Rowell, Charles Instructional Technologist Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Charles Rowell, Instructional Technologist. I have been here at Harrison teaching technology for three years. I graduated from OTC and Drury with a degree in Elementary Education. I grew up in Connecticut and joined the Coast Guard after high school where I served for twenty years. I have two dogs, two tortoises and love to nap. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Rowell 2018.jpg
Wheeler Malorie Wheeler, Malorie Library Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Malorie Wheeler and I'm the Library Clerical Assistant. This is my 1st year with SPS and at Harrison. I am originally from Sherwood, Arkansas. My husband, Brook, and I have been married for 13 years and moved to Springfield a week after our wedding. We have 3 amazing sons, a freshman at OTC, a 6th grader at Hickory Hills, and a 2nd grader at Hickory Hills. I love reading, hanging out with my family, and gardening. I look forward to serving with everyone at Harrison. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Wheeler 2018 v2.jpg
Zimmerman Kevin Zimmerman, Kevin Art Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello! My name is Kevin Zimmerman. I am a Visual Arts Specialist. This is my 10th year at DHE. I attended Drury University for my undergrad and graduate degrees, running collegiate Cross Country and Track. I am a native of STL. I am an avid marathon runner, canoer, hiker, and explorer. My favorite thing about Harrison is that we have heart here. Students come to school excited every day. Parents are involved and invested in the school. And the staff really works well together with a capital T. 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Zimmerman 2018.jpg
Evans Cassidy Evans, Cassidy SPED Speciality 3055 West Kildee Lane Hello, I'm Cassidy Evans and I recently graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College with my AA degree with 4 semesters of American Sign Language. This will be my first year as a paraprofessional, but I hope to continue on in the future as a Special Education teacher! When I’m not at work, I love to spend time with my friends and family, and spend time outdoors. I’m so excited to be part of the DHE pack! 417-523-5800 417-523-5895 https://www.sps.org/cms/lib/MO01909182/Centricity/domain/26/staff/Cassidy Evans 19 20.jpeg