Meet the Interim Howbert Principals
Mr. Manuel Ramsey grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, and started his educational career as a PE teacher. After moving to California he taught 4th grade, computers, and ELL. After earning his Master’s degree, Mr. Ramsey served as an assistant principal. In Colorado Springs, Mr. Ramsey has served as a principal at several D11 schools on the West side.
Mr. Ramsey’s son and daughter both teach, and his wife is a retired teacher. In his spare time, Mr. Ramsey enjoys hiking, biking, swimming, and eating at his favorite restaurants.
Dr. Michelle “Missy” Hollenbeck is originally from Kansas, and she started her educational career as a middle school math teacher. After earning her Master’s and Doctorate degrees, Dr. Hollenbeck served as a principal and curriculum director in Kansas and Colorado Schools. In Colorado Springs, Dr. Hollenbeck has served as a principal at several D11 schools.
Dr. Hollenbeck has four adult children and eight grandchildren. In her spare time, Dr. Hollenbeck enjoys playing her trumpet in the Canyon Winds Community Band, serving as a church pianist for a nursing home, and being a ham radio operator (AA0OF). Dr. Hollenbeck is a Gold Star Wife (military widow).