Elaine Metcalf,  Ed. D.

Principal of Summit Technology Academy


Phone and Email iconEmail:  elaine.metcalf@lsr7.net

            Phone: 816.986.3415   STA Office: 816.986.3410


Twitter: @STAdirector



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Ms. Metcalf assumed her duties as director/principal of Summit Tech on July 1, 2011. She considers it a pleasure to have served LSR7 for more than 28 years. Metcalf holds an Education Specialist degree from University of Central Missouri in Secondary Administration, as well as a master’s and bachelor degree in business education from Truman State University. Prior to working at LSR7,  she taught at Ft. Osage Career Center and Grain Valley High School.


Jeremy Bonnesen, Ed.D.

Assistant Principal of Summit Technology Academy



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Email: jeremy.bonnesen@lsr7.net

 Phone: 816.986.3417  STA Office: 816.986.3410



Twitter: @staexcels



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Dr. Bonnesen has been a Lee’s Summit R-7 employee since 1995.   Prior to coming to Summit Technology Academy, Dr. Bonnesen worked as a professional school guidance counselor and a classroom teacher at Pleasant Lea Middle School. Before coming to Lee’s Summit R-7, he taught English and Spanish at Oak Grove High School. In all, Dr. Bonnesen has over 21 years of experience in education.  He holds a doctorate and specialist’s degree in educational leadership from Saint Louis University. In addition, he also has earned a master’s degree in school counseling and a bachelor’s degree in English education from the University of Central Missouri.


Summit Technology Academy is a pre-professional learning environment that prepares college-bound students for highly competitive 21st century workforce. Elaine Metcalf, Principal