Bonus Episode: A conversation with the R-7 School District

In another Link 2 Lee's Summit live event, hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker sat down with Lee's Summit R-7 School District Superintendent Dr. Dennis Carpenter and Associate Superintendents Dr. Katie Collier and Judy Hedrick on Monday Feb. 26 at the Missouri Innovation Campus. The event, sponsored by Ameriprise Financial, drew more than 50 local residents interested in hearing the conversation covering current issues facing the district.

The hour-long conversation allows residents to get a better understanding of the district's educational equity programming, school safety, student mental health, the changing landscape of education as it pertains to career tracks and facility development and more. 

Lee's Summit Town Hall is a weekly podcast conversation, produced by Link 2 Lee's Summit, highlighting local issues and people in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Each week, hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker discuss pertinent issues and topics concerning local residents and introduce listeners to some of the people who help make Lee's Summit a vibrant and growing community. Catch the show each week on this web site, Stitcher Radio, or subscribe to the podcast at or at iTunes or GooglePlay.