Branson Schools Announces Youth Activities Coordinators

Branson Schools Announces Youth Activities Coordinators
Posted on 05/26/2023
This is the image for the news article titled Branson Schools Announces Youth Activities CoordinatorsBranson Schools announces the appointment of two Youth Activities Coordinators for the 2023-2024 school year. To continue the development of youth activities within the district and community, these positions will encourage student involvement, coordinate facility usage, and work alongside head coaches and sponsors to organize and communicate youth clinics and camps.

In addition to serving as Assistant Principal for Buchanan Elementary, Jared Howerton will also take on the role of Youth Activities Coordinator for the Buchanan campus. Howerton has been with the district since 2014 and brings physical education teaching experience as well as coaching experience at the high school, junior high and youth levels.

“I believe that youth activities are not only a great way for students to stay physically active and healthy, but also to learn important life skills such as teamwork, sportsmanship and perseverance,” says Howerton. “Being able to partner with families and coaches will be a positive opportunity to build an even stronger connection with our community.”

Returning to Branson Schools for the 2023-2024 school year, Adam Barbee will serve as Youth Activities Coordinator for the Cedar Ridge campus. Barbee has been named Assistant Principal for Cedar Ridge Intermediate. He is currently Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for Logan-Rogersville Middle School.

Barbee holds 12 years of coaching experience and building athletic programs. “My goal is to create a positive and inclusive environment where all kids can feel supported and encouraged to participate and grow as athletes and individuals,” says Barbee.

Howerton and Barbee will begin these duties July 1.