October is National Principals Month

National Principals Month recognizes the essential role that principals play in making a school great.

Welches Principal Kendra Payne cutting ribbon on new playground equipment

Kendra Payne taught science for 10 years at Welches and Cedar Ridge Middle Schools. In 2012 she was hired to lead Welches Schools where she rallies the community in support of education. By cultivating the resources and talents of the small community, Kendra fosters a large cadre of parent volunteers, senior volunteers, and local business partners who tutor students, raise money for unmet needs, and bring the world into the classroom.