July 31, 2021

The Lee’s Summit R-7 District Board of Education met July 28, 2021, and approved the employment of Brian Linquist as principal at Pleasant Lea Middle School, effective Aug. 2, 2021.

Brian Linquist, currently assistant principal at PLMS, has 17 years of experience in education. Prior to serving as assistant principal at PLMS, he was a principal and assistant principal in the Kingsville R-1 School District, math teacher at PLMS and paraprofessional in LSR7, and a math teacher in the Raytown C-2 School District.

Linquist earned his bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Missouri, and he earned his master’s and specialist’s degrees in school administration from the University of Central Missouri. He expects to receive his doctorate in education leadership from William Woods University in December 2021.