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President Emeritus

A former president who receives emeritus status shall be granted the title President Emeritus. The title signifies the institution's lasting respect and gratitude.

MCSS can trace their history as far back as 1939! 


Rhett Oldham                         Ste. Genevieve Middle School
Brian Anton                               Purdy High School
Jeff Benes                                 Antioch Middle School
Rhonda Ireland                       Lee's Summit West High School
Derek Frieling                           Lafayette High School-St. Joseph/ Missouri Western State
Glenn Mechem                       Union High School
Tina Ellsworth                          NWMO State University

Brett Coffman                         Excelsior Springs High School



Jessica Vehlewald                     
Michelle Kratofil                        
Ted Green                                        Webster University                                      
Karen Burgard                              Texas A&M-San Antonio                           
Glenn Mechem                             Union High School
Liz Morrison                                   
Peggy Dudley Moore                 
Roxanna Mechem                       Maplewood-Richmond Heights           
Linda Bennett                                University of Missouri
Ray Wicks                 



Joyce Munden
Debbie Lerner
Susan LaGrone
Barbara Ameiss                                             
Susan Adler                                        
Hank Landry
Leslie Handley
Joyce Cox




Judy Parsons
Barb Easley
Tom Smallridge

Charles Evans
Sherry Nielsen
Mary McFarland



Elizabeth Watson
John Andrade
J. Jerry Witvoet
Charles Tanzer
Francis W. Mann
James Lowe
James McKee
G. H. V. Melone (Chairman) 1939


Special Thanks to Dr. Ray Wicks for His Diligent Research and for
Dr. Rhett Oldham for the creation of the President Emeritus Project.

If you have additional information about a Past President, please contact Ray Wicks at 

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