The Scott City R-I Board of Education met in Special Session on January 13, 2015. Board members Beth Cox, Scott Amick, Gary Miller, Lisa Schaefer, Gary Elders, and Brad Uelsmann were present. Board member Heraleen Bowers was not in attendance.
In Closed Session:
- The Board conducted interviews of two finalists to fill the Superintendent vacancy for the 2015-16 school year created by the retirement of current Superintendent Diann Ulmer.
- The Board voted and unanimously selected Brian Lee as the Superintendent for the 2015-16 school year, offering him a two year contract. Mr. Lee is the current high school principal of Diamond High School of the Diamond R-IV School District in Diamond, Mo.
Brian Lee graduated with an Educational Specialist Degree in Administration from William Woods University in May 2008. He earned his Masters of Educational Administration in May 2005 from William Woods University and earned his Bachelor of Science in Education in December 1992 with a major in Social Studies and Physical Education.
Brian Lee currently serves as the high school principal for Diamond High School of the Diamond R-IV School District in Diamond, MO. During his time at Diamond, some of his accomplishments include:
- Being a part of a school district who achieved Distinction in Performance four times
- Served as the school safety coordinator
- Started a student assistance team to identify and help at-risk students
- Served the district as a PDC administrator leader
- Served as host manager for District track meet and district basketball tournaments
Mr. Lee was a 7-12 principal at Rock Port, Mo. as well as an athletic director, and boys' basketball coach. Other schools, where he worked as a Social Studies teacher included Harrisonville Middle School, Adrian High School, Dodge City (KS) High School, and Waynesville High School. Other duties he has completed throughout his career include special education teacher, girls' basketball coach, Junior High football coach, and he, also, taught dual credit classes in History and Government.
He is a member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, and the Southwest Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals.