Honoring KCPS Principals: Julie Lynch

Ms. Julie Lynch, Hale Cook Elementary School


This October is National Principals Month, when we recognize the essential role our principals play in making their schools absolutely amazing. In honor of our KCPS principals, we are highlighting our school leaders with fun questions throughout the month.


Ms. Julie Lynch, Principal
Hale Cook Elementary School

Hale Cook Principal Julie LynchMs. Julie Lynch earned her bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University and her master’s in Educational Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. Originally from Houston, Texas, she has served as an administrator in KCPS for six years and worked diligently with the Friends of Hale Cook organization to help reopen Hale Cook Elementary within the Waldo community.

Q: Favorite comfort food?
A: Mexican food

Q: What band/artist gets a heavy rotation on your playlist?
A: Keith Urban

Q: Movie you have watched way too many times?
A: “Titantic”

Q: Do you have a secret talent/hobby?
A: Don’t really have one…

Q: What is the best advice you have ever received?
A: “Don’t go to bed at night angry!”

Q: Why did you become a principal/go into education?
A: I love seeing kids learn and grow!

Thank you, Ms. Lynch, for your dedication in helping our future leaders be prepared for success!