Administrative Offices


Mr. Taylor

Hello, my name is Scott Taylor and I am Principal of Lakeview Elementary School. I have been an administrator in the Lakeview Schools for the past 15 years and have been an administrator and teacher for 32 years. I live in Cortland with my wife, Diane, who is a teacher at Howland Schools. We have two college aged children who are Lakeview graduates who are away at school. Education has been a key component of life in our family. I truly believe in the power a quality education can have on you life. Lakeview is blessed to have a talented teaching staff who is making connections with the students they serve. We are always here to help in anyway possible! GO BULLDOGS!

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Assistant K8 Principal

Mr. Stowell

My name is Ryan Stowell and I am the assistant principal of Lakeview Elementary School. I previously served as the principal of Bristol Elementary School and as an assistant principal in the Campbell City School District. I completed a Bachelor of Music in Music Education at Ohio University in 2003, a Master of Education in Reading Specialization at Kent State University in 2010, and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership at the University of Cincinnati in 2013. I look forward to working with students every day and doing all that I can to provide them with an excellent educational experience.

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Guidance Counselor

Miss Kmetz

My name is Kristin Kmetz, and I am the school counselor at Lakeview Elementary School.

I grew up in Campbell and graduated from Campbell Memorial High School in 2004. I then attended Youngstown State University, where I earned my BA in Psychology and MSEd in Counseling.

I spent the first three years of my career as the K-6 school counselor at Newton Falls Exempted Village School District. I began working at Lakeview Elementary School in Fall 2015. I love my job here and enjoy working with the students, teachers, administrators, and parents.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, as well as cooking, baking, and being outdoors.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for assistance!

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Principal Secretary

Mrs. DePizzo

My name is Laura DePizzo and I started with Lakeview Schools in 2004. I love the elementary students. They bring a new adventure to each day! As the principal secretary, I work to support the staff and students with an assortment of needs. Feel free to call the office at if you have any questions or concerns and we can help guide you in the right direction.

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Mrs. Rich

My name is Erin Rich. This is my fourth year working as the attendance secretary for Lakeview Elementary. I live in Cortland with my husband Mark and two kids Adrienne and Preston. I love working in the elementary school with the kids and love seeing their big imaginations and personalities. Please call the office with any questions or concerns. 330-638-2145


Mrs. Leonhard

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