Degrees and Certifications:
Degrees/Certifications/Awards: Bachelor's Degree - Elementary Education (University of Pittsburgh 2000) National Board Certified(Middle Childhood Generalist 2008) Master's Degree - Executive Leadership Studies (Gardner-Webb University 2012) 2014 - Selected as Lincoln County's first Hometown Hero 2015 - Kiser Teacher of the Year 2015 - Lincoln County Teacher of the Year 2016 - AP at Pumpkin Center Primary/Intermediate 2018 - Principal of GE Massey Elementary
Mrs. Kelly Joleyn Withrow
I am honored to be returning as GE Massey's 2019-2020 principal! I am grateful to be part of such a devoted and talented group of educators that put the needs of their students first! This school holds a special place in my heart. Nineteen years ago, I started my educational path teaching 4th grade here at GE Massey Elementary. I feel that I have come full circle and excited about the positive changes taking place. I'm extremely blessed to have the opportunity to serve the staff, students, parents, and community of GE Massey. As an educator and a parent myself, I understand the vital role that family plays in a child's education. I want to encourage you to be an active participant in the education of your child. When all parties work together, student acheivement will follow. Please do not hesitate to share your ideas and suggestions with me. I look forward to working alongside you, as we ensure continued growth and achievement for our students of GE Massey Elementary.
Just a few of GE Massey's 2018-2019 Hi-lites - What a wonderful year of changes, achievements, and recognitions for Massey. We are home to Lincoln County's Teacher of the Year, CJ Deaton, our Massey Battle of the Books Team was awarded 2nd place at the district-wide competition, and our very own Carrington Barker earned 2nd place as a 4th grader at our Lincoln County Spelling Bee. WOW! There is more! We were able to purchase over 60 chromebooks and two carts to be used with our students, as well as a new Literacy Footprints Reading Program that was used Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. Our Massey idea of "Pillows of Plenty" for our neighbor Hesed House was selected. Students from all over Lincoln County took time and made an effort to fill over 200 pillowcases full of necessary items for needy individuals within our community. As you can see, our focus at GE Massey is the total child. A test score, an EOG score, or a line graph of data are all great indicators of academic success, but seeing your child do the right thing, helping the right person, or being part of a winning team is priceless. We are family here at GE Massey, and want only the BEST for your child each day!