A South Sioux City, Nebraska principal receives a high honor
SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb. (KTIV) - Sherri Fillipi was honored as Nebraska's National Distinguished Principal Award recipient at Covington Elementary Friday.
Fillipi was chosen from a pool of candidates spanning five regions in the state.
The school held a ceremony for Fillipi and her family with speakers and musical performances by the students.
Fillipi was surprised and honored by the award, but maintains that it's part of a bigger purpose.
"It's all about the kids," said Fillipi "It's all about helping them prepare for the next level in their life. I can't say enough about the students within the South Sioux City Community School District."
Fillipi will represent the state of Nebraska in the National Distinguished Principal recognition in October.
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