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Pittsburgh Penguins Most Valuable Principal

Penguins MVP Congratulations!

Congratulations to these 15 regional principals for being chosen as a 2023 Pittsburgh Penguins MVP (Most Valuable Principal). They were selected from more than 100 principal nominations to be honored by the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Grable Foundation and the AIU. This prestigious distinction is a testament to their innovative approach in building capacity related to teaching and learning, continuous drive for excellence and passion for creating successful systems for all learners to thrive and grow. Each MVP was honored at the March 14 Penguins game with suite tickets, a customized Pens jersey and a $1,000 donation to their school.

Susie Bjalobok, North Allegheny

Michael Calvert, South Allegheny

Kylee Crawshaw, Montour

Natasha Dirda, North Allegheny

Kelly Gustafson, Pine-Richland

Paula Heinzman, PPS

Eric Hewitt, Riverview

Michael Hower, Fox Chapel

RJ Long, Northgate

Anthony Mooney, Quaker Valley

Patricia Nolan, West Allegheny

David Radcliffe, Brentwood

Joe Villani, Bethel Park

Melissa Wagner, West Allegheny

Brian Werner, Keystone Oaks