Hillside principal named state's "Outstanding Young Educator"

Feb. 06, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

William Logan, principal of Hillside High School, was recognized as the 2014 Outstanding Young Educator by the North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

The award recognizes professional educators 40 or younger who demonstrate exemplary commitment and exceptional contributions in school leadership.

Logan, Durham Public Schools Principal of the Year for 2013, became principal of the Hillside New Tech magnet program in 2007 and then moved to Hillside High in 2012. In 2011, Logan achieved a 100-percent graduation rate at New Tech. At Hillside High, the graduation rate improved 5.5 percentage points from 2012 to 2013.