William McClone

Bill was born and raised in Appleton. He attended McKinley, Madison and East High School.  He graduated from UW La Crosse with a degree in Elementary Education. He taught for two years in Las Vegas, Nevada before returning home to teach in the Appleton Area School District at Columbus Elementary School. He earned his Master’s degree from Cardinal Stritch University in Educational Leadership. He served as the Principal of Badger Elementary School for four years and then made the transition to Lincoln Elementary School. He has served as the Principal of Lincoln Elementary School since 2009.  He is proud to be a Lincoln Lion.

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Shane Knudsen

Shane was born in Menasha and raised in Little Chute. He attended Little Chute Elementary, Middle, and High School. He graduated from UW Madison with degrees in Psychology and Sociology. He received his teaching certificate and Master’s degree from UW Oshkosh.  He taught for one year in Two Rivers before accepting a position at Appleton West High School. He remained at Appleton West for 17 years starting out as a special education teacher and then moving to the Dean of Students position. He transitioned to Lincoln Elementary in the Fall of 2013 and has been the Dean of Students since that time. He is proud to be both an Appleton West Terror and a Lincoln Lion.