New Franklin R-1 Schools
412 W. Broadway
New Franklin, MO 65274

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"Distinction in Performance" 2001-2002, 2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011

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Mr. Benji Dorson, Principal
412 W. Broadway
New Franklin, MO 65274


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Mr. Dorson, new principal for MS/HS

Meet Mr. Dorson

Married with 4 children
Taught HS Science at New Franklin for 7 years
Taught HS Science at Glasgow for 3 years
Bachelor of Arts degree in Unified Science from Central Methodist University
Master's degree in Secondary School Adminstration from William Woods University
eMINTS certified teacher
eMINTS National Advisory Board 2008-present
NF Girls Basketball coach for 7 years
(Career Record:176-32)
Led teams to Final 4 in 2005 and 2009
6 time District Coach of the Year
MSHSAA Basketball Advisory Board 2004-2008
Columbia Tribune recognized Mr. Dorson with the Tribune's All-Area Basketball Team Recognition

High School Teachers and Other Staff
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Erich Gerding
Communication Arts
Lisa Kinser
Communication Arts
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Lisa Dobbs

Instrumental and Vocal Music

Leslie Potter
Agricultural Sciences
Connie Roth
Special Education

Ross Dowell
PE/Activities Director

Kelsey Beeler

Erika Soder
Guidance Counselor
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Jan Hackman
School Nurse

Eva Weston
STI Information NOW Manager
Food Service Manager

Morgan Vetter

Amy Chitwood
SpEd Director
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