Community Members Act As Principals For A Day

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- More than two dozen Topeka community members went back to elementary, middle and high school Wednesday as part of the Topeka Public Schools' annual Principal for a Day program.

Twenty-seven community leaders shadowed principals in the morning, then planned to meet in the afternoon for a wrap-up session with Superintendent Dr. Julie Ford, Deputy Superintendent of Operations Larry Robbins, and Board President Patrick Woods.

Scheduled to participate were:
Mary Akerstrom, Williams Magnet
Greg Bailey, Topeka Fire Department, McEachron Elementary
Sue Buckley, Dynamic Computer Solutions, State Street Elementary
John Calbeck, Prevention and Recovery Services, Quincy Elementary
Janet Carter, Carter Realty, Sheldon Child Development Center
Michael Cassidy, Retired Orthodontist, Randolph Elementary
Carol Christensen, District Citizen's Advisory Council, Lowman Hill Elementary
Clark Coco, Washburn Institute of Technology, Highland Park High School
Barbara Dominquez, Office of the Secretary of State, Ross Elementary
Chris Fisher, WIBW-TV, Landon Middle School
Tom Hagen, Kansas First News, Stout Elementary
Brian Hagmeier, Arab Shrine of Topeka, Bishop Elementary
Jarod Holroyd, Atria Hearthstone, Hope Street Academy
Nancy Johnson, Community Resources Council, Meadows Elementary
Herman Jones, Shawnee County Sheriff's Office, Jardine Middle School
Ken Kerle, Adjunct Professor Washburn University, Robinson Middle School
Gaven Ludlow, TFI Community Services, Mcclure Elementary
Chad Manspeaker, Topeka City Council, Chase Middle School
Dennis Mesa, Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, Scott Magnet
Bret Spangler, Mars Chocolate, French Middle School
Keith Tatum, The Community Advocates for Social E, Avondale West Elementary
Allan Towle, Fidelity State Bank and Trust Co., Eisenhower Middle School
Milton Velez, Shawnee County Appraiser, Highland Park Central Elementary School
Roger Viola, Topeka Community Foundation, Topeka West High School
Dan Wiggs, Educational Credit Union, Shaner Elementary
Randy Youngland, Westar Energy, Topeka High School