State school leaders name Hartselle’s Vic Wilson Superintendent of the Year

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Dr. Vic Wilson, Superintendent of Hartselle City Schools, was named the SSA/Classworks Superintendent of the Year on Oct. 11, 2016.

Dr. Vic Wilson, Superintendent of Hartselle City Schools, was named the SSA/Classworks Superintendent of the Year on Oct. 11, 2016.

FLORENCE, Ala. – School system leaders have named Dr. Vic Wilson, Hartselle City Schools Superintendent, as the Alabama/Classworks 2017 Superintendent of the Year.

The announcement came Tuesday morning at the School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) fall conference, taking place at the Shoals Marriott in Florence.

Dr. Wilson will be honored at a luncheon sponsored by Classworks on February 7, 2017, held during SSA’s Legislative Conference in Montgomery.  Classworks will provide him with a Superintendent of the Year ring and travel expenses to the AASA National Conference on Education, March 2 – 4, 2017, in New Orleans.

At the National Conference, Dr. Wilson will receive a bronze medallion with the Superintendent of the Year emblem on it and a plaque from AASA – The School Superintendents Association, SSA’s national affiliate and sponsor of this program. Each state’s winner will be recognized during the AASA National Conference where the national winner for 2017 will be announced.

Nominations for this award were submitted from each of SSA’s nine districts. Dr. Wilson won the award based on his or her career achievements and success in advancing public education.

School Superintendents of Alabama (SSA) represents superintendents and school system leaders around the state, providing a leading voice in sound public policy development and advocacy; quality professional learning opportunities; and meaningful collaboration and networking.

Dr. Dee Fowler, of Madison City Schools, was another finalist for the award from north Alabama.