Michelle Garst and Sandi Riley are two new faces that students and families will now be seeing at Rock Port Elementary.

Michelle Garst is the new elementary secretary. Michelle is a Rock Port native. She has a degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Elementary/Early Childhood Education. Previously, Michelle was employed at Harmon Trucking in Rock Port, where she worked for 23 years. She and her husband, Jason, have two children, Ryland, a sixth grader and Ellie, a second grader.

Michelle is excited to learn all of the in and outs of the school in her new position.

Sandi Riley has joined the Rock Port Elementary staff as a paraprofessional. She is also a Rock Port High School graduate. She earned her Early Childhood Education degree at Ashford University in Clinton, Iowa.

Sandi and Jim, her significant other, live in Fairfax with their family. She also has four grandchildren.

She looks forward to having a positive impact on the school in her new role.