Dr. Kelly McCallum, associate principal at Washington High School, has been named the 2013 Missouri Assistant Principal of the Year. McCallum was selected based upon the impact she makes in providing collaborative leadership, her involvement in curriculum, instructions and assessment, and in personalizing education for students. McCallum will be honored at the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals fall conference in Columbia on October 1st. Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer said. “Dr. McCallum has been a valuable member of our leadership team for a long time.” Under the direction of McCallum and Principal Wood, the graduation rate at WHS has increased to 89.4 percent, three percent higher than the state average, with 74.9 percent of graduates attending a college or technical school.