Future principal getting acquainted with Grant Elementary

SCHOOLS: GRANT ELEMENTARY

By MARGAUX HENQUINET

neighborhoods@ColumbiaMissourian.com

Kris Matthews didn’t know until college that she wanted to be an educator. But when the realization came, it took.

So far, she’s been a teacher and an assistant principal. Starting in June, Matthews will be principal of Grant Elementary School.

“I think she’s ready to step right in and be part of our faculty and be the leader for Grant School in the future,” said current principal Beverly Borduin, who is retiring after 18 years at the elementary school at Broadway and Garth Avenue.

“I feel so extremely lucky and fortunate that the Grant position came along and I was picked to lead that school,” said Matthews, an assistant principal at Lewis Elementary School.

Read the full story at the Columbia Missourian.

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