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2016 Bell Awardees and Lifetime Leadership Awardee Named

2016 bell awardee armstrong
2016 Bell Principal Judy Armdstrong:  St. Thomas More Catholic School Baton Rouge, LA
2016 bell berta fogerson
2016 Bell Principal Berta Fogerson: Margaret Talkington School For Young Women Leaders Lubbock, TX
2016 bell pamela hogue
2016 Bell Principal Pamela Hogue: Weiner Elementary School Weiner, AR
2016 bell robbie holder
2016 Bell Principal Robbie Holder: L. Mendel Rivers Elementary School Altus, OK
2016 bell steven marquis
2016 Bell Principal Stephen D. Marquis: Sea Road School Kennebunk, ME
2016 sheila sydnor
2016 Bell Principal Sheila A. Sydnor: Penn Alexander School Philadelphia, PA
2016 bell tarkan topcuoglu
2016 Bell Principal Tarkan Topcuoglu: Central Jersey College Prep Charter School Somerset, NJ
2016 lifetime leader cynthia kalogeropoulos
Special Lifetime Leadership Awardee Principal Cynthia Kalogeropoulos: Grove Avenue Elementary School Barrington, IL

Each of the seven 2016 Bell awardees and the 2016 Lifetime Leadership awardee pictured above is flanked on the left by Thomas Dodd, 2017 National Principal of the Year and Steven Geis, President of the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and on the right by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., and Will Waidelich, Executive Director of the Association for Middle Level Education.

The 2016 Terrel H. Bell awardees for outstanding leadership have been named. They are joined this year by a special Lifetime Leadership awardee. You may also download a pdf of all 2016 Leadership Awardees. Read about each awardee below: