About Principal

Dr. Shenetra Burse-Dawson

Phone: (601) 982-5221

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. in Physics M.S in Teaching in Mathematics Ed.S. in Secondary Education Ph.D. in Administration and Supervision

Dr. Shenetra Burse-Dawson

Dr. Shenetra Burse-Dawson is the Principal at REAP. A native of Jackson, Mississippi, and a product of the Jackson Public School District, Dr. Dawson is a graduate of Callaway High School. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Tougaloo College. She completed three advanced degrees from Jackson State University—a Master of Science in Teaching in Mathematics, an Education Specialist in Secondary Education, and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and Supervision. During her educational career, she has served as a teacher, interventionist, and coordinator of the JPS Career Academic Placement Program.

Dr. Dawson and her husband, Dedrick, are the proud parents of one son, Jonathan. She is a member of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson. She is also a member of several other professional and civic organizations where she works tirelessly to serve the needs of others. She is a firm believer that "through Christ all things are possible."

"Entering to Learn...Leaving to Achieve!"

Assistant Principal

Mr. Larry Armstrong

Phone: (601) 960-5349

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Medicine Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Mr. Larry Armstrong

 Larry Armstrong moved to REAP in July 2017. He is an experienced school administrator with more than ten years of experience. Prior to joining the REAP family, Mr. Armstrong was a principal at  Rowan Middle, Siwell Middle and Brinkley Middle School. He started his career in education as a substitute teacher and eventually taught middle school science, including the International Baccalaureate MYP curriculum. Mr. Armstrong completed a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Mississippi College and a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Medicine. His minor was music, and he is an accomplished vocalist.

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