You know you’ve picked a winner when you post it on Facebook and reach over 24,000 people with comments such as “she is amazing and a blessing to all she encounters” and “y’all got a good one! Congrats Dr. Leathers … new middle school principal.” And, Dr. Leathers had heard glowing remarks about LFLA from her cousin who graduated from here a couple of years ago. So when the position opened up, she was quick to apply.

“It takes a village to raise a child,” expressed Leathers and “I’m excited to enhance the family-oriented culture that already exists.” Her goals for the coming year are for teachers and students to own, know and reflect on the data that emerges from the classroom.
For more insight into Dr. Leathers, check out this article from her college alumni magazine, the UMSL Daily