Tuesday, 06 December 2016 16:26

BYU Honors Jordan High Principal Tom Sherwood

Every year, faculty members from Brigham Young University's Educational Leadership and Foundations Department choose one doctoral student to receive a School Leadership Award. The honor is based on demonstrated academic excellence in coursework, contributions to class discussions, observed leadership potential, and demonstrated academic excellence in coursework — and this year's winner is Jordan High Principal Tom Sherwood. Canyons School District would like to congratulate Sherwood on this achievement.
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