The Lexington County School District Three Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, April 14th to name Angie Mishoe as the district’s new Director of Student Services. Angie will officially join the District Office on July 1st from Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School where she currently serves as Assistant Principal. Prior to that role, she was the Instructional Coordinator at Batesburg-Leesville Primary School and a Special Education teacher at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School.
Mrs. Mishoe holds a Bachelor's degree from Winthrop University in Special Education and has two Master’s degrees--one in Educational Leadership from USC and one in Sports Administration from U.S. Sports Academy. Mrs. Mishoe says she loves the supportive, family-like environment that encompasses Lexington Three and values the district’s approach to making every student’s needs a top priority.
She and her husband, Tommy, have two children--Marshall and Jordan. They reside in Lexington.
In addition, Lexington Three welcomes Melinda O’Connell as the district’s new Director of Child Nutrition. Melinda officially began her role on March 9th and has gracefully piloted Lexington Three’s Student Feeding Program throughout the COVID-19 shutdown.
Melinda has been working in school nutrition for the past 13 years. Previously, she worked in Richland School District Two with the nutrition program. Her passion for the food service industry runs deep. Growing up in New Orleans, Melinda was exposed to the restaurant industry at a young age. Both her grandparents and parents owned restaurants and the family worked in them regularly. She brings this love for feeding people and now, especially children, to her new role.
Melinda has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Western Governors University. She is also a veteran of the US Coast Guard and remains actively involved in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.
In her free time, Melinda enjoys gardening, reading, volunteering and spending time with her four sons--Aidan (15), Paxton (11), Kellan (9), and Lawson (4).
Melinda lives in Lexington near the Pelion line.