HORSHAM College principal Rob Pyers took home top honours at the Victorian Education Excellence Awards.
Mr Pyers won the outstanding secondary principal category. He said the award was an honour for which he was “truly humbled”.
“I know one person does not make a school. It is students, the staff and the school community working together which achieves success,” he said. “The award is a reflection of the entire Horsham College community’s work and effort over the past five years”.
Mr Pyers became Horsham College’s principal after leaving his role as Dimboola Memorial Secondary College’s principal.
“The decision has proved to be the right one for Dimboola, which goes from strength to strength,” he said. “It has allowed me to grow and develop as a leader, as a person and most importantly as a husband and father.
“The journey at Horsham College has been amazing and the future that lies ahead thrills me with the excitement of the adventure that awaits. I firmly believe that the best is still yet to come.”
The smallest of conversation or act of kindness can change a perception and perhaps provide a pathway to a different life.- Rob Pyers
Mr Pyers said teaching was the greatest profession.
“I was reminded recently by one of my year 10’s that the smallest of conversation or act of kindness can change a perception and perhaps provide a pathway to a different life,” he said.
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