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Marisa Massey appointed to Randolph Howell Elementary Principal

Posted Date: 04/26/2024

Marisa Massey appointed to Randolph Howell Elementary Principal

Columbia, TN (May 15, 2024) — Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Lisa Ventura is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Marisa Massey as the new principal of Randolph Howell Elementary STEM School. Mrs. Massey brings a wealth of experience and dedication to her new role, having served as principal at Marvin Wright Elementary for the past 13 years.

Mrs. Massey holds a Bachelor of Science from Middle Tennessee State University, a Master’s in Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University, and a Master’s Plus 30 from Drake University. Her career in education began in Maury County at Highland Park Elementary in August 2000. While at Highland Park, she taught across various grade levels including Title I, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 4th grade. While teaching Title I, Marisa Massey became trained in Recovery strategies. She later assumed the role of Title I Facilitator at Highland Park Elementary before transitioning to Marvin Wright Elementary in August 2011, where she served as assistant principal for five years before being appointed principal.

Reflecting on her time at Marvin Wright Elementary, Mrs. Massey expressed gratitude for her tenure there, stating, “It was a great privilege becoming the principal at Marvin Wright in 2015. I will miss the Marvin Wright community; however, I am very excited and blessed to start my next journey with the Randolph Howell community. I look forward to serving the students, parents, and staff. It is a true honor to continue working in Maury County as I have served many students, parents, and staff members over the past 23 years of service.”

Superintendent Ventura expressed her confidence in Mrs. Massey, stating, "Mrs. Massey will be a valuable addition to Randolph Howell Elementary. Her extensive experience and dedication are well-suited to the school's commitment to excellence. Her collaborative approach is expected to inspire both students and faculty, promoting a culture of inquiry, critical thinking, and achievement. Mrs. Massey has a strong commitment to students, parents, and staff. She leaves a legacy of excellence and community at Marvin Wright, and I look forward to that attitude and sense of community permeating the halls of Randolph Howell.”

Contact: Jack Cobb