St Joe Elementary School Principal Takes Superintendent Job in NW MO

martzA St Joseph elementary school principal will lead a northwest Missouri school district next year.

Edison Elementary school Principal Matt Martz will become the superintendent of Worth County R-III in Grant City.

“I’m very excited to be moving to the Superintendent’s position at Worth County,” Martz said. “While I know there are many challenges ahead, I believe I am prepared to meet them.”

Martz has served at Edison for the last two years and was the Principal at Skaith Elementary from 2001 until his move to Edison.

He was the St. Joseph School District PTA Council Principal of the year in 2006 and a Missouri Distinguished Principal of the Year in 2010. Before coming to the St Joe in 2001, he served the North Callaway R-I School District in Kingdom City, MO.

“I wish Matt great success,” said Dr. Melody Smith, SJSD Superintendent. “Matt has served our school district well.”