Rankin County School District Celebrates the Completion of Richland Elementary School Bond Projects

The Richland Elementary School held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of six new classrooms, an electrical upgrade, mechanical upgrade, new intercom/fire alarm, security cameras for doors/halls, reroof, new toilets, ceilings, lights, new serving line, drainage, fencing, parking, and site work.

The Richland Elementary School held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the completion of six new classrooms, an electrical upgrade, mechanical upgrade, new intercom/fire alarm, security cameras for doors/halls, reroof, new toilets, ceilings, lights, new serving line, drainage, fencing, parking, and site work.


Pictured holding ribbon: Richland Mayor, Pat Sullivan; Richland Elementary 2021-22 Assistant Principal, Johnna Henley; Richland Elementary Principal, Anitra Hollis; RCSD School Board Member, Kym Jamison; RCSD Superintendent, Dr. Sue Townsend; and RCSD Assistant Superintendent, Shane Sanders


Also pictured but in no particular order:

RCSD Assistant Superintendent, Karen Schmidt; RCSD Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Scott Rimes; RCSD Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Undray Scott; RCSD Construction Administrator, Jay Yarbrough; Richland Elementary Assistant Principal, Lisa Sammons; Richland 2nd grade teacher, Jessica Perkins; Richland Elementary Kindergarten Assistant, Chrissy Thompson; Richland Elementary Literacy Coach, Mary Margaret Tuttle; Richland Elementary Counselor, Whitney Gray; Richland Elementary Custodians, Wayland Coleman and Joe Rice; Richland Elementary Students: Breah Obasuyi, Quinn Snow, Carly Kate Chapman, Joseph Wooten, Jackson Fletcher, Kenlee Benson, Yuliana Felipe, Noah Patrick, and Xuan Hoang; Peyton Perkins, Miss Mississippi Junior High; Richland Elementary parents: Vickie Chapman (PTO), Mary Ellen Snow (PTO), Cynthia Fletcher, Jeff Wooten; Richland Mayor’s Administrative Assistant, Stephanie Ward; Richland Alderman: Beth Sanford, Clay Burns, and Gus Black; Pryor Morrow, Jose’ Arellano, and Ashley Sanders; Richland Fire Chief, Brandon Weems and Richland Upper Elementary Principal, Lindsay Starbuck


Rankin County School District is moving from Great to BEST and is continuing a Tradition of Excellence.

Mission: Bring Everyone's Strengths Together! We will all intentionally focus on empowering our students to reach their maximum potential by embracing opportunities and challenges while cultivating a tradition of distinction in education.


Vision: Continue a tradition of excellence by providing a world-class education that empowers all to grow through curiosity, discovery, and learning.




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