Melissa Lucas has been named principal of Creekmoor Elementary School, beginning in fall 2018. The School Board approved the hiring on May 24. Lucas has worked in the Ray-Pec School District since 2006, most recently as assistant principal intern at Raymore Elementary School the past three years.
Earlier, she taught kindergarten and second grade at Peculiar Elementary School for nine years. She was also a summer school principal in 2017. Lucas replaces Dr. Jerrod Fellhauer, who is resigning to take a similar position in the Lee's Summit School District.