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Jan. 22, 2013
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Doctoral student receives distinguished principal honor

Overland Park, Kan. — Baker University doctoral student Kyle Palmer, the principal at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Lee's Summit, Mo., has been selected the Missouri Distinguished Principal from the Clay-Platte District of the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals. ERR8809forweb

Palmer is one of 12 principals statewide who will be recognized March 9 at a reception and banquet at Tan-Tar-A Resort at Osage Beach, Mo., site of the annual Missouri Association of Elementary Schools Principals. He previously taught fourth grade in the Ankeny, Iowa, school district.

"It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by my peers from the Clay-Platte district, amongst so many talented and devoted administrators," Palmer said. "This award is also recognition for the phenomenal Lewis and Clark Elementary family that I get the privilege of working alongside each and every day."

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