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Shannon Garner, Superintendent

Born on June 11, 1969 in Advance, MO. Have lived here my entire life. Graduated from Advance High School in 1987. Graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Education. Started teaching/coaching at Zalma Schools in 1995 where I taught PE and coached girls volleyball for seven years. Received my Masters degree in School Counseling in 2002. Became the school counselor at Zalma from 2002 until 2007. In 2007 I became the Elementary Principal at Advance until 2014. In 2014 became the K-12 principal at Zalma. In 2016 took on my present role as Superintendent of Advance Schools. On September 7, 1991 I married Sara. We have two children, Wesley and Lexis. I like to listen to 80's rock, watch the St. Louis Cardinals, North Carolina Tar Heels, and eat a steak or a good juicy hamburger washed down with an ice cold Coke.

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