• Dr. Kevin Grawer 

    Kevin Grawer Ed.D

    Principal, MRH High School


    Dr. Kevin Grawer (EdD 2016, Maryville University) joins MRH from Hancock Elementary, where he had served as the assistant principal since 2005. He also has ten years experience teaching high school Spanish, and coaching basketball and baseball. Dr. Grawer also holds an M.A. in teaching from Webster University and he has his Missouri Principal’s Certificate for K-12 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Kevin and his wife Allegra have three kids.

    Dr. Erica Peyton-Nunnerly 

    Erica Peyton-Nunnery Ed.D

    Assistant Principal, MRH High School


    Dr. Erica Peyton-Nunnery has extensive administrative experience, having served as assistant principal in the Hazelwood and Normandy school districts. She was also a teacher in the Recovery School District (New Orleans) and Jefferson Parish, both in Louisiana. Dr. Peyton-Nunnery received a BA in Secondary Education from Dillard University in New Orleans, an MS in Educational Leadership from the University of New England, an Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a doctorate in Leadership in Teaching and Learning, both from Missouri Baptist University.

    Dr. Samantha Smith

    Samantha Smith Ed.D

    Assistant Principal, MRH High School


    Dr. Samantha Smith comes to MRH from Gateway STEM High School in St. Louis, where she served as assistant principal and academic instructional coach. Her classroom experience includes teaching freshman literature and composition, 9th grade English, and World Literature. She holds several degrees: a BS in Education from the University of Missouri and an MA in Educational Leadership and a Doctorate in Educational Administration, both from Maryville University.