2012 National Winners

2012 National Winners


American Education Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Ronald P. Simpson
Distinguished Magnet Schools of Excellence Award

Oaklawn Language Academy

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, NC
Principal: Carmen Concepcion
Grades: K-8
Theme(s): Spanish Immersion


Dr. Donald R. Waldrip
Elementary School of Excellence Award

Piedmont Middle School

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, NC
Principal: Deidra Gardner
Grades: 6-8
Theme(s): International Baccalaureate


DKH Consulting Services, Inc.
Elementary School of Excellence Award

Sunset Elementary School

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL
Principal: Dr. Marlene Leyte-Vidal
Grades: PreK-5
Theme(s): International Studies


American Education Solutions, Inc.
Secondary School of Merit Award

University High School of Science and Engineering

Hartford Public Schools, Hartford, CT
Principal: Matt Folan
Grades: 9-12
Theme(s): Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, and Early College Model


Hogan Lovells
New & Emerging School of Excellence Award

The Dufrocq School

East Baton Rouge Parish School System
Baton Rouge, LA
Principal: Mary Robvais
Grades: K-5
Theme(s): Academic


2012 National Principal of-the-Year

Jill Levine

Normal Park Museum Magnet (PreK-8)

Hamilton County Schools, Tennessee


2012 National Teacher of-the-Year

Wendy Nelson-Kauffman

Metropolitan Learning Center Interdistrict Magnet School for Global & International Studies (6-12)

Capitol Region Education Council (CREC), Connecticut


2012 National Poster Contest Winner

Lydia Hillman
Grade 8

Loch Raven Technical Academy

Baltimore County Public Schools, MD