Landon Gray started his teaching career in Branson, now the Hollister Elementary School Principal is coming back to take a similar position at Branson Elementary West.
Gray has been hired to replace Mike Dawson, who announced he was leaving the school district to become an Assistant Superintendent for Education Service in Monett.
Gray was a physical education instructor in Branson in 2004. He was named Assistant Elementary School Principal in Hollister in 2008, before taking over as principal last year.
Gray earned a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University, along with a master’s degree in educational administration.
He was one of four finalists interviewed for the Branson job, with the school board approving his hiring on Friday. He starts his new job July first.