Lewis Selected New HMS Assistant Principal

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Amber Lewis has been selected as the new Horizon Middle School Assistant Principal beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. Lewis has been a Social Studies teacher at Kearney High School since 2009.

“Mrs. Lewis will be an outstanding addition to Horizon,” stated Clint Edwards, who was recently announced as the next Horizon Middle School principal. “She is a committed educator with a focus on kids and excels at building relationships. She brings knowledge and experience that will benefit all students. We are excited to have Amber join our team.”

Lewis has been active in the KPS MTSS (Multi-tiered Systems of Support) Leadership Team, KHS School Improvement Committee, KHS School Improvement Site Plan, the Strategic Overview Committee, and has served as president of the Kearney Education Association.

“I am excited about the opportunity to begin working with the talented staff at Horizon Middle School,” stated Lewis. “My goal is to make an educational difference in the lives of our students. I look forward to working with students in such a transformative stage in their lives.”

Lewis received her Master of Arts in Educational Administration (2017), Master of Arts in History (2011), and her Bachelor of Arts in Education (2008) from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. At KHS, she served as Student Council Sponsor, Gender and Sexuality Alliance Sponsor, and Interact Sponsor. She was selected for the Keizai Koho Fellowship (2016), Sister Cities in Dorados Brazil Fellowship (2015), and the Transatlantic Outreach Fellowship (2014). Lewis received the Warren E. Schull Adviser of the Year Award from the Nebraska Association of Student Councils (2017), the Gildersleeve,Stoddard, Stone Award for service to Geographic Education in Nebraska (2016), and the Buffalo County Youth Advisory Board Positive Adult Mentor Recognition (2015).