Cynthia A. Rudrud

Principal (retired), Raymond S. Kellis High School, Glendale, Arizona, M.A. in English Education, Northern Arizona University
Nominee:  Richard W. Riley

Cindy Rudrud is principal of Raymond S. Kellis High School in the Peoria Unified School District in Arizona, the sixth high school in the district, which opened in August, 2004 with a freshman class. She has served her district as a planning principal for the new school and a district supervisor providing support to her colleagues. She also was principal of Cactus High School, Peoria Unifed, from 1993 – 2003.

Cindy came to the principalship in 1989 from a background in staff development and teaching English. Mrs. Rudrud was the 2004 President of the National Association of Secondary School Principals and has served as President – elect of NASSP, a member of the Council of the International Confederation of Principals, a member of the National Honor Society National Committee and Scholarship Board, the NASSP Board of Directors, and was 1998 Arizona MetLife State Principal of the Year. She is currently a member of the Arizona Department of Education High School Renewal and Improvement State Team.

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