New Principal Named at Branson Junior High

New Principal Named at Branson Junior High
Posted on 02/09/2024
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The Branson Board of Education approved the hiring of a new principal for Branson Junior High during February’s Board Meeting.

Rebecca Ash will step into the job during the 2024-2025 school year. Ash will succeed Dr. Bryan Bronn who is retiring after serving as principal for the past 15 years.

Ash is currently serving as principal for Hickory Hills K-8 with Springfield Public Schools. She has been with SPS since 2012. Ash received her undergraduate degree from Fontbonne University, a master’s degree in Administration from Missouri State University, and a specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Southwest Baptist University.

Rebecca and her husband Kenny, have three school-aged children.

“I am so honored to have the opportunity to join the Branson School District,” says Ash. “Branson’s reputation of collaboration and community is known throughout southwest Missouri, and I am excited to be part of its continuing expectation of excellence. I am deeply committed to all students achieving at high levels and growing to their full potential, and I look forward to becoming part of the Branson family to help uphold and enhance this incredible tradition.”

Ash will begin her new duties July 1, 2024.