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Principal - Christi Hollingshead

Message from our Principal
I began working in the Jackson Public School District in 1992 as a fourth grade teacher at Watkins Elementary School.  In the past twenty years I have served as a teacher at Watkins and Smith Elementary Schools, assistant principal at Walton and Power APAC Elementary Schools, and principal at McWillie Elementary School.  I received my Bachelor’s from Mississippi State University and my Master’s from Mississippi College.  I am beginning my eleventh year as a principal and am looking forward to serving the students and parents at Bailey APAC.

Assistant Principal - Sheila Gilmore

Message from our Assistant Principal

Greetings All!

My name is Sheila Gilmore and I am honored to serve as your Assistant Principal.  I’d like to welcome you - new and returning families and students - to Bailey APAC Middle School. I am honored work with a staff and community that values high academic standards coupled with character development and who work as a team to help students reach their full potential.  Contributing to the continued development and nurturing of such an outstanding learning community as your assistant principal is truly rewarding.

I am an alumna of Mississippi State University where I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcasting/Print Journalism.  I am also a graduate of Mississippi College where I received my Masters of Education and Specialist degrees respectively.  Currently, I am pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership at MC.   I have more than 15 years of experience in the field of education as a teacher, librarian, literacy coach, instructional interventionist and assistant principal. 

Please feel free to contact me anytime via email and/or by phone (601) 960-5343.  I look forward to a fantastic year and thank you in advance for supporting our efforts in making your child’s educational experience meaningful and successful.  

Building Stronger Schools Together!

Assistant Principal - Denese Sutton

Message from our Assistant Principal

Hello, I am Denese Sutton, a proud educational veteran of 25 years.  As a dedicated and quality educator, I have served as founding director and lead teacher at Alpha Christian School and as teacher, department chair, instructional specialist, or assistant principal in the Hattiesburg, Rankin County, and Jackson Public School Districts.  I earned my undergraduate degree at THE University of Southern Mississippi and my Masters of Education at William Carey College. My ambition is to soon begin doctoral studies to explore ways that I can further contribute to the lives of many promising children who will lead the next generation. I am ever at your service.