Superintendent Honored at PASA Luncheon

Dr. David Baugh was recent­ly named the 2020 Pennsylvania Superintendent of the Year. He was recent­ly hon­ored by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators for the work that every­one is doing here in Centennial.

Dr. Baugh was rec­og­nized on December 16, 2019 at The Fuge by over 200 guests from with­in the dis­trict, coun­ty, and state as well as his daugh­ter, Hayley, and moth­er, Mary Frances. He received a cita­tion from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives by Representatives Frank Farry and Meghan Schroeder and a cita­tion from the Pennsylvania Senate by Senator Maria Collett. In addi­tion, United States Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick hon­ored Dr. Baugh with a United States flag that was flown over the Capital, and his name was read into the Congressional Record, mak­ing Dr. Baugh a per­ma­nent part of United States his­to­ry.

School Director Mark B. Miller com­ment­ed on Dr. Baugh’s lead­er­ship with­in the District over the past four years. Former School Director Dr. Andrew Pollock not­ed Dr. Baugh’s accom­plish­ments with imple­ment­ing the full day kinder­garten pro­gram, one-to-one com­put­ers for sec­ondary stu­dents, and career path­ways sched­ule at the high school. While Dr. Baugh is cred­it­ed with these accom­plish­ments dur­ing his tenure with the dis­trict, he stat­ed in his accep­tance speech that every­thing has been a team effort with the school board, admin­is­tra­tion, staff and com­mu­ni­ty. “I con­sid­er the award to be recog­ni­tion of our work. From the bot­tom of my heart I want to thank you for the work we are doing together—together we are much stronger and our work is so impor­tant. Each pos­i­tive day is vital in the life of a child. Small habits have huge impacts,” said Dr. Baugh