Kilbride was named the 2016 Administrator of the Year by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) for his outstanding support of Ritenour High School’s student journalism program. He was also appointed to the EducationPlus Board of Directors
He was named one of North County Incorporated’s 30 Leaders in their Thirties in 2009.
Kilbride holds a Doctor of Education degree from Saint Louis University (SLU), a Master of Arts in Education from SLU and an undergraduate degree in elementary education from Eureka College in Eureka, Ill. He holds Missouri Superintendent Certification.
Kilbride and his wife, Sally, have two children – Declan and Sadie.