by Sam Clanton
BRANSON, Mo. – Branson School District announces the hiring of a new principal for the Buchanan Elementary School.
April Hawkins will replace Stacie Baker, who leaves the district in June to assume the role of principal with the Galena School District.
Hawkins currently serves as principal at Inman Intermediate School in Nixa, and previously served as principal at Kirbyville Middle School.
She is a graduate of College of the Ozarks and holds a doctorate from the University of Missouri. Hawkins also currently serves as an adjunct professor at Missouri State University.
Branson Superintendent Brad Swofford says the district is eager to welcome Hawkins, as her credentials lend great resources in the classroom, and from a leadership standpoint.
She begins her duties at Buchanan Elementary on July 1st.