Grant Foreman Elementary Leadership
Principal, 6th Grade Academy @ Grant Foreman
Mrs. Watkins was named Principal of the 6th Grade Academy @ Grant Foreman in April 2019. She previously served Muskogee Public Schools as principal of Pershing Elementary since 2014. She previously held the position of Principal at Fogarty Elementary and Central Elementary for Guthrie Public Schools and also as a classroom teacher.
Mrs. Watkins earned a Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education and Early Childhood at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, and a Masters of Education in Education Administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. She currently serves as a board member of the Bridges Out of Poverty organization.
Karen has been married to her husband Rafe, for 30 years. Rafe is the Head Football Coach for Muskogee High School and they are proud to call Muskogee home. They have two children and a son-in-law; Ashley Hansen and her husband Tanner and Hunter Watkins. Ashley and Tanner are expecting their first child in October and we are so excited to become grandparents. Mrs. Watkins invites you to stop by Pershing and see the exciting things that are going on. It is their mission to make every day amazing! #Best Day Ever!!
Assistant Principal, 6th Grade Academy @ Grant Foreman
Mr. Davis serves as Assistant Principal at the 6th Grade Academy @ Grant Foreman. He had previously served as Athletic Director of Muskogee Public Schools from 2014 to 2019. Prior to joining MPS, he previously was the Principal of Eufaula High School and Wewoka High School. Prior to that he spent two years as Pre-K through 12th grade principal at Maud Public Schools. Mr. Davis is in his 16th year as a school administrator and 23rd year in education.
Garrett earned his Master’s of Arts in Educational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University and a Bachelor’s of Arts in Science of Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Davis has been an India (Oklahoma City) and Bedouin (Muskogee) Shriners since 1994. A member of the McAlester Scottish Rite since 1992 and a Mason since 1992.
Garrett is married to Lyndie and the couple has a daughter, Hadleigh, and a son, Baxter, who both attend Sadler Arts Academy.