Principal's Corner

Mrs. Lisa Nye, Principal

Mrs Lisa Duke, Principal

My name is Lisa Duke I am proud to be the Principal at DeSoto Central Elementary and feel honored to serve our school and community. I am originally from Louisiana but have called Mississippi home for the past twenty years. I have four amazing children, two wonderful sons-in-law, and one granddaughter. I earned my bachelor’s degree from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, MS, and my master’s degree from Delta State in Cleveland, MS. I have nineteen years of experience in DeSoto County Schools and am in my sixth year as principal of DCES. I am honored to be a part of the Jaguar Nation!



Lisa Duke, M.Ed.


DeSoto Central Elementary

“Knowing and Growing Students”

Mrs. Lindsey Millbrooks, Asst. Principal

Lindsey Millbrooks,
Assistant Principal

My name is Lindsey Millbrooks. This is my 7th year as assistant principal at DCES. Prior to joining the DCE family, I taught first grade for five years, second grade for one year, and was a state testing and MTSS coordinator. 

My husband, Cameron, and I are both Olive Branch School's alumni, graduating together in 2005. We are high school sweet hearts that have been together for eighteen years. We have one son, Oscar! 

I attended the University of Mississippi for my bachelor's degree and Arkansas State University for my master's degree.

I am very excited and grateful to continue my career as a Jag!!!!  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Mrs. Lindsey Millbrooks,Asst. Principal