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Mrs. Kelly Reese

My name is Kelly Reese, and I am excited to begin my sixth year at Lake Murray Elementary.  I am so honored to serve as Principal of our WONDERFUL school!  

Before working at Lake Murray Elementary, I was a teacher at Sandhills Elementary School, as well as a Literacy Coach at Frances Mack Intermediate School. I attended the University of South Carolina (Go Gamecocks!) where I earned a Bachelor's degree in English and two Masters' degrees in Elementary Education and Education Administration.

I find great joy in working with children, families, and teachers. I know the value of education and aim to help all students succeed and enjoy school.  Please let me know if I can ever be of assistance to you or your family.

In my spare time, I love playing with my children (Maggie and James), exercising, and traveling to new places...especially the beach and the mountains! 

 

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Mr. Brian Scott

My name is Brian Scott, and I am one of the Assistant Principals at Lake Murray. I grew up in the area, having graduated from Chapin High School. I attended the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business with a degree in Finance and Business Management. After a couple of years in banking and real estate, I decided to pursue my passion of working with children. I reentered USC to obtain my Masters in Elementary Education.

Over the next decade I would work at two elementary schools in our district, teaching grades third through fifth. After receiving my Masters in Educational Administration, I served as the Administrative Assistant at Irmo Elementary. I am entering my third year at LMES, where I look forward to building on the wonderful relationships with our staff and community members. 

My family consist of my wife Anne, who is also a teacher, and our three year old son Benjamin. We are excited to add a little girl to our family in December. Our administrative team is excited to serve your family any way we can in the coming school year.

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Mrs. Malisa Johnson

My name is Malisa Johnson, and I am the administrative assistant principal at LMES. I’m originally from California, and graduated from California State University, Bakersfield. I’ve also obtained a Master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of South Carolina, and am currently finishing up my doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction at the University of South Carolina. Prior to coming to Lake Murray Elementary I was at Oak Pointe Elementary teaching third and fourth grades. 

My family consists of my husband, Scott, who is also an educator in District 5. We have three children- Emily is a junior at Springhill High, and our twins Elsie and Eli are seventh grade at Dutch Fork Middle. I’m excited to join the administrative team at  LMES  and serve your children this school year.