A Little About Richmond R-XVI School District

A little about us:  
The Richmond R-XVI School District, located just east of the Kansas City Metro, is in Ray County, Missouri.  We serve students in the communities of Richmond, Henrietta, Rayville, Camden, Knoxville, and Millville. Our district has four schools. 
Dear Elementary School includes the Pre-school Program, Kindergarten, and First Grade. 
Sunrise Elementary School educates students in Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth Grades. 
Richmond Middle School includes our Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grades. 
Richmond Senior High Schoolincludes Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Grades.
This year the district serves approximately 1,500 students.

The Richmond R-XVI School District has a proud history of graduates who have gone on to major universities and later on to successful careers in their chosen profession. In recent years, the Richmond Education Foundation has sponsored the Wall of Honor Program, which recognizes alumni who have attained a notable degree of success in their careers. Honorees include Major General Jerry Harrison, a graduate of West Point, served 32 years in the United States Army; Dr. Sherralyn Craven, (deceased) - Professor Emeritus and former Mathematics Department Chair of the University of Central Missouri; John Rooney, Sports Broadcaster; and William L. Elliott, who spent 43 years in education, including many years as an administrator in the Kansas City School District.

Other notable graduates include Sam Bowman, an aerospace engineer; Darrin Daniel, Air Force Lt Col (retired); Lenvil Elliott, NFL running back; Dr. Bryan Finke, internal medicine; Lacey Fitzgerald, Miss Missouri; Lynn Seward Fryer, US Navy (retired), who played in the US Navy Band; Billie Hamann, music instructor (retired); Dr. Cameron LaBarr, Director of Choirs at Missouri State; Scott Hamilton, attorney; Dr. Jonathon Renfro, veterinarian; Michael Letzig, PGA tour; and B.G. Hamilton, dentist (retired).