Chris Barnes, Corte Sierra Elementary School Principal and
NAU alumnus, received the National Distinguished Principal Award in 2015. The
honor is awarded by the National Association of Elementary School Principals
(NAESP) and seeks to recognize administrators for outstanding achievements and
dedication to their schools.
Mr. Barnes has served as a principal for 19 years and has
earned three A+ School of Excellence Awards from the Arizona Educational
Foundation. His outstanding commitment to his students and community has not
gone unnoticed. As part of the NAESP award, Mr. Barnes travelled to Washington
D.C. for a two-day celebration with the other honorees. Read more Chris's full bio here.
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