Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year
Marie Grigsby, Assistant Principal of Jarrell High School has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region #13 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the 20-region Education Service Centers in the state. School administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions. Nominations are based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership. As a Region #13 winner, Ms. Grigsby is eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.
Ms. Grigsby, a third-year principal, has been a member of the leadership team at Jarrell High School since 2016 and was a teacher and coach in the district since 2006. She graduated Salado High School, in 1995, attended Lamar University and was awarded a Master of Education in Educational Technology Leadership and Principal Certification.
Ms. Grigsby sees herself as being a risk taker, a visionary and leader of learners. She was nominated for the award by Jarrell High School Principal, Lindsie Almquist.
Each of the region winners will be recognized during the Josten’s Night of the Stars Awards Dinner in June 2019 at the Hilton Austin hotel. Each will receive an award and be recognized in a commemorative book entitled Texas Principals, Texas Heroes.