John Kennedy

John Kennedy

Entering fourth year at the Excel Center and teaches high school courses in English, theatre, and dual credit courses in history, religion, and English. Trained as a historian of religion at the University of Iowa and is completing a graduate certificate in English at Western New Mexico University. Enjoys introducing students to the rigors of…

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Jadee Lauer

Jadee Lauer

This is Jadee’s 27th year in education. She spent 21 years teaching high school science, 10 years as a Master Teacher for Project Lead the Way and 11 years in administration. Jadee believes we are all life long learners. When given the opportunities, the tools and the encouragement one will continue to grow academically.

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Blane Keel

Blane is the Director of the Excel Center in Poplar Bluff since its beginning in October of 2018.  As a public school educator he taught science, coached baseball and basketball, was a high school principal and retired as a superintendent after 30 years.Blane enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, enjoying many outdoor activities and working…

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