Lee's Summit R-7 School District
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LSR7 Hires Director of Educational Foundation

The Lee’s Summit R-7 District Board of Education met July 22, 2021, and approved the employment of Chrissy Symes as director of the Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation, effective Aug. 1.

Photo of Chrissy SymesMrs. Symes comes to LSR7 with more than 20 years of experience leading teams, managing projects and executing events. Symes previously served as director of special events for the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce, event space manager for Third Eye Event Space in Kansas City, Missouri, and producer for Bernstein-Rein Advertising in Kansas City, Missouri.

Symes earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communications from the University of Central Missouri and her Institute for Organization Management certification from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.The Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising private funds to help support programs within LSR7. The Foundation’s mission is to generate and guide philanthropic resources to promote excellence in education in LSR7. For more information, visit the Foundation’s website at www.lsedfoundation.org.