Southside Administration

Jeff Prewitt, Principal

Jeff Prewitt, Principal
  • Jeff Prewitt was named principal of Southside High School in July, 2021. Prior to that Mr. Prewitt had served as an assistant principal of Southside since 2018. Before his role as Southside assistant principal, Mr. Prewitt served as assistant principal of Ramsey Junior High School, physical education and health teacher, and coach within Fort Smith Public Schools. Mr. Prewitt holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Arkansas Tech University, an M.S. in Physical Education and B.S. in Physical Education from Henderson State.

Michelle Burnett, Assistant Principal

Michelle Burnett,  Assistant Principal
  • Formally, Ms. Burnett served as an assistant principal of Euper Lane and Orr Elementary. Prior to the 2019-2020 administrator assignment, she served many years as both a classroom teacher and counselor for the Fort Smith Public Schools. She received her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Arkansas Tech University. Ms. Burnett is also an active participant with the Fort Smith School District Vision 2023 strategic planning, serving on the Wellness action team. She is married to Eric Burnett. They have two beautiful daughters, Tia (22) and Malia (13)

Rachael Foster, Assistant Principal

photo of Rachael Foster
  • Rachael Foster serves as the Class of 2025 Assistant Principal of Southside High School. Prior to her appointment at Southside, Mrs.Foster has served as an English teacher at Kimmons Middle School and a fourth, fifth and sixth grade teacher at Sunnymede Elementary School within Fort Smith Public Schools. Foster holds an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and ESL Certification from Arkansas Tech University,  a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith with Middle Level Endorsement for all core subject areas, and is a National Board Certified Teacher. Mrs. Foster has also earned Master Professional Educator distinction from the Arkansas Department of Education. She has served Fort Smith Public Schools in various leadership roles including Vision 2023 Staffing, Blended Learning, Summer Reading On-Site Administrator, PLC Guiding Coalition, Fellowship of Chistian Athletes, Literacy, Math, and ESL Curriculum Committees, and Aspiring Leaders Institute. Mrs. Foster is married to Jonathan. They have two daughters, Addison and Emma, that keep them very active with school and travel sports activities. 

Jeff Mosby, Assistant Principal

photo of Jeff Mosby, Assistant Principal
  • Jeff Mosby serves as an Assistant Principal of Southside High School. Mosby has served as a Technology Integration Specialist since 2009. Prior to his appointment at Southside, Mosby served as ninth grade physical science teacher at Ramsey Middle School within Fort Smith Public Schools. Mosby holds a M.Ed. in Teaching, Leadership and Learning and a B.S. in Secondary Education from Arkansas Tech University.

Matt Coleman, Assistant Principal

Matt Coleman, Assistant Principal
  • Matt Coleman serves as assistant principal at Southside High School. Prior to being hired at Southside, Mr. Coleman served for twenty one years at the Ozark Public School District.  He served as the building principal at Ozark Middle School for seven years.  He previously taught social studies, coached baseball and football, and was Dean of Students at Ozark High School.  Matt earned his BSE and Master of Arts in Teaching at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.  He earned his building principal’s license from Arkansas State University.  Matt is married to Glenda Coleman.  They have four children; Ella, Will, Abree, and Hadley.