Superintendent A. Russell Hughes has been named 2024 Florida Superintendent of the Year

Dec 3, 2023 | Communities, DeFuniak Springs, Freeport, Walton & Beyond

Superintendent A. Russell Hughes holding his award.


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The process for selecting Florida’s Superintendent of the Year was established by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), a national organization of school superintendents and other educational leaders. Hughes will represent all Florida superintendents at the AASA’s 2024 National Education Conference February 15-17, 2024, in San Diego, CA, where Hughes will be recognized and honored for his public education service in Florida. The National Superintendent of the Year® Program pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead our nation’s public schools.

Congratulations to Superintendent A. Russell Hughes on this incredible honor and for his unwavering dedication and service to the students of the Walton County School District. Hughes will go on to represent Florida at the national level.


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