Mr. Stacey Gadson, Principal
Welcome you to Rice Creek Elementary - Where our motto is "LEARN TODAY, LEAD TODAY." In partnership with our community, Rice Creek is a school where all students are cared for, respected, and provided a rigorous academic education in a professional learning environment that cultivates leaders for today and tomorrow. Rice Creek looks forward to helping your child achieve academic success as we challenge them on a daily basis. We also encourage our parents to actively participate in their child’s educational success.
I am married to my beautiful wife, Henrietta. We have two sons, Tyler and Dalton who attend Richland Two schools. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Morris College in Sumter, S.C., and a Master of Education degree in administration from Cambridge College in Boston, Mass. I am a huge football (Go Clemson Tigers and Pittsburgh Steelers) and NASCAR (Go Dale Jr. #88) fan.
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Telephone: 803-699-2900, ext.3002
Mrs. Denise Webster, Assistant Principal
I’m Denise Webster and I’m very excited to be one of the assistant principals at Rice Creek Elementary School. This is my 25th year in Education having previously worked for seven years in the Special Education Department at the District Office. Prior to that, I taught for sixteen years as a special education teacher at Forest Lake Elementary and Rice Creek Elementary in Richland Two, F.J. DeLaine and Oakland Elementary Schools in Sumter School District Two. I graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo with my Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education, and the University of South Carolina with two Masters of Education degrees in Special Education and Educational Administration. I am currently pursuing my Doctorate in Special Education Administration at USC – Go Gamecocks!
I am married to my wonderfully supportive husband, Joseph. Together we have three daughters, Olivia attends Spring Valley High School and Shelby attends Blythewood High School. Our daughter Holly lives in Pensacola and together with Hayden Amerson, they have blessed us with two precious granddaughters Heidi and Hayzel. Our large extended family of transplanted northerners and our rescue dogs Tommy and Dickey round out the Webster family.
“Laughter is simply a smile heard out loud, that echoes happiness and love.”
– The Coach
Telephone: 803-699-2900, ext 3007
Mrs. Wanda Wells, Assistant Principal
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Rice Creek Elementary School. Our goal at Rice Creek is to prepare our student leaders for success in high school, college, and a prosperous career. In conjunction with our faculty, staff, parents and community, Rice Creek strives to nurture the whole child through professionalism, caring, teaching, and a positive learning environment. We look forward to working with you and your child to make this year a wonderful year of academic and social growth.
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Winthrop University
Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Lander University
Master of Education, Educational Administration, University of South Carolina
Telephine: 803-699-2900, ext 3004