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New Assistant Principals Announced

New Assistant Principals Announced





Steve Showalter was selected as the Assistant Principal of Dixie Middle School. He will replace Sheri Fisher who was reassigned to the position of Southwest High School Administrator.

Steve was born in Cleveland, Ohio but moved to Southern California when he was young and lived there for eight years. He moved to Park City, Utah when he was in the fifth grade and lived there until he moved to St. George when he was a junior in high school. Steve graduated from Snow Canyon High School in 1999. He attended Arizona State University for his Bachelor’s Degree, where he met his wife Denise, before coming back to St. George to teach 5th grade at Diamond Valley Elementary for seven years. He received his Administrative Master’s Degree in 2011 from Southern Utah University and moved down to become the Title I Coordinator at Dixie Sun Elementary four years ago. He loves spending time with his wife, his son Andrew, and their two dogs hiking, traveling, golfing, and going to baseball games. He has loved his time at both Diamond Valley Elementary and Dixie Sun Elementary and will miss everyone there, but is very excited to work with the students, parents, and faculty at Dixie Middle School.

Jaye Brackett was selected as the Assistant Principal at Fossil Ridge Intermediate School.  Jaye will replace Steve Gustaveson who was selected as the Principal at Pine View Middle School.
Jaye graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. Degree in Social Science and an endorsement in Secondary Education. She taught Social Studies in California  before moving to Utah in 2003 and staying home to raise her three children.  When her two youngest started Kindergarten in 2008, she accepted a position teaching fourth grade and received and ARL in Elementary education.  In 2010 she joined the WCSD enjoyed 5 years working at Horizon Elementary and teaching First, Third, and Fourth grades.  The past year she has been the Learning Coach at Panorama and has loved every minute of it. Jaye has been married to her wonderful husband for 21 years.  They have three great kids (19, 12 and 12) and are always on the move. Jaye likes to be on the go with her husband and kids, traveling the world or going to a track meet.  She loves to be with her family. Jaye is excited to join Fossil Ridge Intermediate and looks forward to what the future holds!
Please join with us in congratulating Jay Brackett and Steve Showalter!