2021 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year


Principal and Asst Principal of the year, 20212021 Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year

PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR - DENISE SANTIAGO
Denise Santiago gracefully spearheads initiatives at Horace O’Bryant School to promote a climate of positivity for all stakeholders in one of the toughest years for education. Her colleagues state she is like an educational ninja, swatting problems with solutions every day and has advice, an answer, or a solution to any problem that may arise. With pep in her step, she maintains a forward-thinking approach to utilizing data and focusing on achievement that creates an environment for continuous learning and reaching high goals. Mrs. Santiago embraces her role as the Buccaneer fearless leader. Her dedication to HOB spans nearly a lifetime and her tenacity, perseverance and deep connection to the school community are some of her greatest attributes.
 
ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR - NICOLE SMITH
Nicole Smith is the Assistant Principal of the Year. Her colleagues state she goes above and beyond to provide strong leadership, offer solutions and be a resource to students and staff. She has developed a very positive and visible rapport with the kids, is firm when needed and possesses a soft and compassionate heart. In this challenging year, she has risen to the occasion to help the school year run successfully.