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District Administration

The BGR1 Administration Team strives to provide quality services that prepare students for the educational challenges of today in preparation for life-long learning.  Adhering to board policy and using district resources in a wise manner.   

The Bowling Green R-1 School District strives to maintain high expectations of the entire staff.  Each district department provides services that help to provide support in the teaching and learning of students.

The enhancement of knowledge is gained not only through the classroom, but by the environment that is provided to enhance learning. The departments purpose is providing quality services that prepare students for the challenges of today in preparation for life- long learning.

Whether it is in-service training or more formal education, professional development manifests itself throughout the district.    Growing professionally is recognized as a life-long responsibility. Putting students first creates  an atmosphere of student success in a quality learning environment.


Administrative Staff

J.W. Brandt, Superintendent

Brock Bailey, High School Principal

Scott Mullins, Assistant High School Principal

Matt Chance, Activities Director, A+ Coordinator

Kim Pafford, Middle School Principal

Stephanie Bailey, Frankford Elementary Principal

Kevin Baldwin, Bowling Green Elementary Principal

Penny Copelin, Assistant Principal BGMS-BGE

George Beshears, Director of Technology

Janese Bibb, Special Education Process Coordinator

Central Office Support Staff

Jayne Yoder, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Accounts  Payable

Laura Gschwender, Payroll and Benefits

Regayla Hawkins, Core Data