Principal Malissa Beecham-Judge
Degrees and Certifications:
I attended Southeast Missouri State University where I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and my Master's Degree in Education Administration. I am currently attending Lindenwood University working towards my Ed.S in Leadership.
Ms. Malissa Beecham
Role: Principal(starting in the 2021-2022 School Year)
Share something no one knows about you: While I am sure that I tried many new things and faced fears as a child, I remember being between the ages of 25-28 when I faced some of my biggest fears and pushed myself to try some tremendous obstacles. At a summer camp for adults, I accomplished tubing in a lake-after seeing a snake(a big feat for a city girl) and completing about a mile-long ropes course (30 feet in the air). These actions worked to push me out of my comfort zone and I have not turned back since.
My Family and Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my mom and my sister, and my very first dog, Lincoln! I have also been blessed with a host of other relatives and friends that have all shaped who I am today! In the picture below are my mother, my grandmother, and my aunt! 3 of the very important women in my village! During the Pandemic I have enjoyed spending more time in Nature. My love for hiking in local parks has grown! It is amazing to see the many beautiful parks that
A quote I like: "We must believe in our souls that we are somebody, that we are significant, that we are worthful, and we must walk through the streets of life every day with a sense of dignity and this sense of somebody-ness." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.(as summarized by the main character in Nickel Boys)
If I believe this about me, I believe this about everyone, so this quote reminds me to ensure my actions and words line up with my beliefs.