YumaSun-News

Kofa High principal one of 10 honorees

By Sarah Womer, Yuma Sun: http://www.yumasun.com/kofa-high-principal-one-of-honorees/article_aa9fb435-47f8-5bff-9326-8f68fd93809d.html
After months of examination and research, representatives from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona announced today that Kofa High School principal Gina Thompson is one of 10 Exemplary Principals across the state. As part of the 2012 Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative, Thompson was one of 22 semifinalists who were narrowed down to 17 finalists and now 10 Exemplary Principals…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

FW principal emphasizes positive roles

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/fw-principal-emphasizes-positive-roles/article_940fbd5a-5010-576b-8a41-66ab37ee6abc.html
He is in charge of 1,700 students – most of whom he knows by name. Brunenkant prides himself on building personal connections with his students and his staff. It’s those connections that have propelled the high-poverty school into a high-achieving campus, and that have landed Brunenkant the honor of being named a 2012 Rodel Exemplary Principal.
The Rodel award comes with a cash prize of $5,000 and the opportunity to mentor Rodel Aspiring Principals…

News from the Arizona Daily Star

Schoolkids yearn to learn, says Rodel-winning Craycroft leader

By Alexis Huicochea, Arizona Daily Star: http://tucson.com/news/local/education/precollegiate/schoolkids-yearn-to-learn-says-rodel-winning-craycroft-leader/article_ec081e62-bc5c-538b-9526-e073622dc6f3.html
Robertson’s attitude and his ability to turn around a struggling high-needs school have earned him the honor of being named a 2012 Rodel Exemplary Principal. The Rodel award comes with a cash prize of $5,000 and the opportunity to mentor Rodel Aspiring Principals. For Robertson, creating a high-achieving school starts with him…