Foundation for OKC Public Schools announces outstanding principals

Friday, April 30, 2021

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools is excited to announce Shidler Elementary’s Armando Ayala and John Marshall Enterprise High School’s Jeanne Ambriz as the recipients of the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal Award for the 2020-2021 school year.

The award winners both exemplify commitment and service to their schools and most importantly, the students within those walls. Principals Ayala and Ambriz will be the most recent recipients to receive the Sam and Charolet Shirley Outstanding Principal Award, which was established in 2018 by their daughter Natalie Shirley who has spent decades in service to Oklahoma education as a university president, Oklahoma Secretary of Education and Workforce and is currently the President and CEO of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

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