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Dr. Rodney Shotwell Receives NCASA’s Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award

April 14, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Rodney Shotwell, Superintendent for Rockingham County Schools, for receiving the North Carolina Association of School Administrator’s (NCASA) Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award. This award is given annually to an individual who has shown outstanding leadership in public school service as well as commitment to enhancing and supporting the efforts of NCASA on behalf of his fellow school administrators.  The award is named for NCASA's first full-time and longest-serving Executive Director, the late Raymond Sarbaugh.


NCASA’s award stated, “Dr. Rodney Shotwell is currently serving on NCASA’s Executive Committee as Past President, as well as President Elect for the NC school Superintendents’ Association.  Dr. Shotwell has displayed strong leadership within NCASA and among his peers. He helped NCASA plan and implement the successful 175th anniversary of NC public schools in 2015 and the ongoing public relations campaign that touts these schools as “Every Child’s Chance…Every Community’s Future.”  He also has been a leading voice in education policy discussions while service as the Superintendent Advisor to the State Board of Education.  Dr. Shotwell is the 2015 North Carolina Superintendent of the Year and an ongoing advocate for strong public schools and dev eloping school leadership in the state.”


Dr. Shotwell accepted this award at the NCASA’s annual conference on April 14, 2016 in Wilmington, NC.