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Dr. Kappy Steck, Principal 
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Forest Lake Elementary - "Where Eagles Soar."  Our motto describes our attitude towards your child's education. Forest Lake's commitment to learning extends beyond the basics.  The leaders of tomorrow must begin learning today. 
Education is a team effort.  Parents, teachers, students, and administrators work cooperatively in order for our students to meet our high academic expectations. We are committed to providing a nurturing environment with a curriculum that demands academic excellence, encourages positive self esteem, and promotes responsible citizenship.  We look forward to a great school year and solicit your active participation and support as we challenge our students to soar to excellence.  
Thank you for stopping by the Forest Lake website.  

Dr. Kappy Steck, Principal

Contact Information

Email: ksteck@richland2.org
Telephone: 803-782-0470 X 74001
FAX: 803-738-7365

Education Information:
B.A, Early Childhood Education, Converse College
B.A, Elementary Education, Converse College
M.A.T.  Elementary Education, University of South Carolina
M.Ed Education, University of South Carolina
Ed. S., Counseling, University of South Carolina
Ed. D., Administration, Nova Southeastern University

Mr. Benjamin Jackson, Assistant Principal

Greetings Forest Lake Family,
My name is Benjamin Jackson and I am thrilled to be a part of the Forest Lake team. Our students are the future and it is my goal to assist in growing well defined leaders of the new world. Each day can be a step towards greatness and I look forward to helping pave the way.

Mr. Jackson, Assistant Principal
Contact Information
Telephone: 803-782-0470 X 74104
FAX: 803-738-7365
Educational Background

B.S. Elementary Education, South Carolina State University
M.Ed., Divergent Learning, Columbia College
M.Ed., Elementary Administration & Supervision, Charleston Southern University

Maranda Hayward, Assistant Principal

Greetings Forest Lake Family,
My name is Maranda Hayward and I am truly honored and delighted to be a part of such a remarkable school committed to academic excellence, building responsible citizens, and forging great relationships with parents and community members.  The elementary school years are important and critical times for students, so it is our goal as a team to provide students with an enriching school experience that promotes academic engagement and encourages students to see leadership qualities within themselves.  
Working together, I am confident that we will continue to foster a safe nurturing learning environment, where all students can learn and grow academically and socially.  We look forward to working with each of you in preparing our students to soar into an exceptional school year.

Contact Information
Email: mhayward@richland2.org
Telephone: 803-782-0407 Ext. 74002
FAX: 803-738-7365

Educational Background
B.A., Psychology, University of South Carolina
M.A.T., Special Education, University of South Carolina
M.Ed., Educational Administration, University of South Carolina


Marian Scullion, Magnet Lead

Our two magnet programs  - NASA Explorer School and the Elementary Learning Collaborative - make our school an exceptional place to learn! I have had the privilege of working at Forest Lake for over 25 years. Working together,our teachers, support staff, and families create a learning environment that is exciting and challenging. I hope you will visit our site and our school to see all that we have to offer.!

Contact Information
Email: mscullio@richland2.org
Telephone: 803-782-0470 X 74426
FAX: 803-738-7365

Education Information:
B.A. Early Childhood Education, University of South Carolina
Master of Science Educational Media
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