Brandon Brown

Ranells embraces rural life in Wallace

Long-time Idaho educator leads the district but he also coaches sports and drives the bus. He also embedded himself in the community, joining civics groups and opening school facilities to the public.

Private organization supports rural district

The Panhandle Alliance for Education, an independent, community-based foundation, has devoted its funds on helping the Lake Pend Oreille School District. School leaders credit PAFE for improving student achievement.