Mr. Pagel receiving recognition with balloons and people clapping

Congratulations to Mark Pagel for being named Illinois Elementary School Principal of the Year!

This amazing honor was presented to Mr. Pagel on March 9 by the Illinois Principals Association and sponsored by Horace Mann.  The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of school leaders for their positive impact on students and on education. You can view a recording of the event by clicking here. "What an amazing life I get to live each day surrounded by so many dedicated and caring educators! Thank you to everyone that made this incredible moment possible, especially my wife, Shari, and our beautiful family," Pagel stated.