Principal, Sequoyah Elementary, Oklahoma City Public Schools
Nominee: E.D. Hirsch, Jr.
DeAnn Davis was born and raised in Oklahoma, and graduated from Maysville High School. She received a B.S. in Education from the University of Central Oklahoma, an M.A. from Oklahoma City University, and Administrative Certification through the Danforth Principal Preparation Program at the University of Oklahoma.Davis’ career has spanned 34 years in four states: California, Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma. She has enjoyed 16 years as an elementary and middle school teacher, seven years as a supervisor of gifted programs, and 11 years as a principal.
Davis has been honored with many wonderful experiences and accomplishments. Some of the most recent recognitions include:
Arts Power Individual Award 2001
O.A.E.S.P. Administrator of the Year 2002
Oklahoma’s National Distinguished Principal of the Year 2002
OASLMS Library Administrator of the Year 2002
Arts Power Merit Award 2001
“VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC” Foundation Award 2001
Oklahoma A+ School 2002
National Year-Round School of Merit 2002-2003
Davis and her husband, Robert have been married 35 years and have three children and two grandchildren.