Francis Patton principal honoured with excellence award
The principal at Francis Patton Primary School in Hamilton Parish has been announced as the recipient of the Public Service Excellence Award for February.
David Burt, the Premier, and Derrick Binns, the Head of the Public Service, said Todd Fox had been recognised for “exemplary work”.
Mr Burt said the role of teachers was one of the most fundamental in society.
“It is a distinct pleasure to salute Mr Fox’s passion and leadership,” he said.
“His commitment to excellence and to nurturing the whole child is inspiring.”
Dr Binns said: “Our children are the country’s most important asset.
“We are so fortunate to have Mr Fox, who brings an innovative and solution-oriented approach to his role as principal.
“It is obvious by the success of Francis Patton Primary, and his esteemed reputation among parents, staff and students, that he is doing an exemplary job.”
Mr Fox was praised for developing future leaders in his five years as principal, with programmes such as a Monthly Random Acts of Kindness recognition at the school.
He oversees The Leader in Me programme, which teaches personal development through the seven habits of highly effective people.
Mr Fox was also commended for guiding the school through safety protocols during the pandemic and helping to enhance the mental and emotional wellbeing of staff and students during difficult times.
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