Ridgeview High School Principal Lee Loving has been named the 2019 Oregon High School Principal of the Year by the Oregon Association of Secondary School Administrators (OASSA) and the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA).
“Lee Loving’s dedication to community and students’ social emotional well-being and academic success has continuously inspired colleagues statewide,” said Lincoln High School Principal and OASSA President Peyton Chapman. “He is one of the most collegial and committed school leaders, known across the state by his peers as an ‘Education Hero.’ Lee’s positive approach, and his unending belief in his students and staff, makes others believe in the possibilities that grow in our public schools every day.”
Loving has served as the principal at Ridgeview High School since its inception in 2012 and served as planning principal before it opened. During this time, he was also principal of Redmond High School, which was operating at maximum capacity at the time.
“Lee Loving believes that positive, supportive relationships are the foundation of student success,” wrote Assistant Principals Jensine Peterson and Kelly Hicks in …