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Benton Community Schools name new Assistant Principal

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BENTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Benton Community Schools announced a new Assistant Principal for its elementary school today (Dec. 17).  

Kristie Barr will hold the title at Prairie Crossing Elementary.  Barr was officially promoted during a school board meeting this morning.  Barr has been a teacher for Benton Community Schools for over 20 years.  She started teaching at Prairie Crossing Elementary when it opened in 2006.  She said she is thrilled to continue serving her community.

Scott Van Der Aa, the Superintendent of Benton County School Corp. said, "She has taught almost every grade level in elementary. She's taught music, technology, special education, so she is very well versed in every grade level and every aspect of the school." 

Kristie Barr is currently a third grade teacher.

She will begin her new role on January 3rd, 2022.

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