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Mrs. Danessa Barr

Danessa Barr is the principal of Varennes Elementary. She previously served as Assistant Principal at Nevitt Forest Elementary. She has taught 5th-grade, as well as served as Instructional Facilitator. Mrs. Barr says, “Working as an educator has been a dream of mine, and I am thankful I can fulfill that dream every day.” Mrs. Barr attended Lander University, where she earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. She also graduated from Anderson University with a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision.

Mrs. Barr is married to Joseph Barr. Together they have one son, Jaxon, and a dog, Cinnamon. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, thrifting, and dancing.