Howell High School Principal Jason Schrock was selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). Additionally, Schrock was a finalist for the Claes Nobel Educator of the Year Award. Schrock was nominated by a student for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the profession.
Each year, student members of NSHSS are invited to nominate the educator who has made the most significant contribution to their academic career for the Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction award. This honor recognizes exemplary educators whose passion and devotion inspire their students to grow and develop as scholars, leaders, and citizens.
“It is a huge honor to be named a NSHSS Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction,” Schrock said. “To know that the impact I have had on a student was great enough for them to complete the nomination process means the most to me.”
“Dedicated educators who exhibit a commitment to excellence deserve our highest praise and appreciation,” said NSHSS President James W. Lewis. “Through our Educators of Distinction program and the grants we provide to support professional development and enrich classroom instruction, we hope to acknowledge and encourage the vital work of the teachers, counselors, and administrators who are shaping the intellect and character of our young scholars.”
In addition to the statewide honor, Schrock was chosen as Michigan’s High School Principal of the Year, and he’s in the running for the National Principal of the Year competition through the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Schrock will attend the NASSP Principals Institute in Washington, D.C., in September to compete for the national honor. The winner will be announced in October, which is National Principals Month.