Bre Faircloth Named Royal Heights Principal

Bre Faircloth Named Royal Heights Principal
Posted on 12/14/2022
Bre Faircloth Named Royal Heights PrincipalJOPLIN SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES HIRING OF
NEW ROYAL HEIGHTS PRINCIPAL

JOPLIN, Mo. – Joplin Schools is pleased to announce Bre Faircloth as the new Principal at
Royal Heights Elementary.
Mrs. Faircloth served as a first grade teacher for six years at Webb City Schools, and was the
assistant girls’ basketball coach for nine years. Upon joining Joplin Schools in June 2022, Mrs. Faircloth served as Assistant Principal at Irving Elementary.
A Webb City High School graduate, Mrs. Faircloth earned a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
from Missouri Southern State University. She also holds a first through sixth grade teaching
certificate, and received a Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State
University.
“It is my absolute honor to become a part of the Royal Heights family,” said Mrs. Faircloth. “I
look forward to building relationships with the students, staff, and community members. I know
there are amazing things happening at Royal Heights and our team will continue to build on
those things. I also want to express gratitude toward my Irving team. They have been
completely supportive of me and have made me feel welcomed. I am eager to get started in this
new position.”
“Bre has done a fine job this year as assistant principal at Irving Elementary,” said Joplin
Schools superintendent Dr. Kerry Sachetta. “Her approach, ability to build relationships, and
instructional focus has served her well in her career. We believe Bre will be a quick study at
Royal Heights and hit the ground running on her first day.”
Mrs. Faircloth will begin at Royal Heights in January 2023, and succeeds Dr. Glenn Coltharp,
who has served as interim principal since August 2022.

“We also want to thank Dr. Coltharp for serving our students and staff since the beginning of this
school year,” said Dr. Sachetta. “His leadership was important during this transition.”
Mrs. Faircloth has been married to her husband, Christopher, for 12 years. They have two sons,
Jett and Baker.
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