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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 6, 2018
CONTACT:  Daisy Gonzalez-Diego
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
305-995-2060

M-DCPS Honors Outstanding Principal, Assistant Principal of the Year

Humberto Miret, who serves as principal of Miami Southridge Senior High School, won top honors as the District’s Principal of the Year.  Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) honored its finest principals and assistant principals at an awards ceremony sponsored by the Dade Association of School Administrators (DASA), last night at Jungle Island.

Miret has served as principal of Southridge Senior High since 2015.  Before that, he was principal at Shenandoah Middle School. He began his 23-year education career teaching health to 10th-grade students at South Miami Senior High School.

Derek Negron of Carol City Middle School was recognized as Assistant Principal of the Year. Negron began his career with M-DCPS as a classroom teacher at Barbara Hawkins Elementary in 2005. He has served as an Assistant Principal at Carol City Middle School since 2016.

The Principal of the Year winner received $2,500 and a three-year lease to a new car from Toyota of North Miami. The Assistant Principal winner received $1,500.

Also recognized at the ceremony was Principal of the Year Runner-up Evonne Alvarez of New World School of the Arts and Assistant Principal of the Year Runner-up Jeffrey Gonzalez of Homestead Senior High School.



Photo Caption: Left to right: School Board Member Dr. Lawrence Feldman, Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman,
Assistant Principal of the Year Derek Negron,School Board Members Dr. Steve Gallon III, Lubby Navarro, Mari Tere Rojas and Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall.



TOP PHOTO CAPTION: Left to right: School Board Member Dr. Lawrence Feldman, School Board Chair Perla Tabares Hantman, Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho, Principal of the Year Humberto Miret, School Board Members Lubby Navarro, Mari Tere Rojas and Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall.

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