Heaberlin to receive national awardFrom STAFF REPORTS
Dr. Robert Heaberlin, principal of Lee Middle School, has been named a 2012 recipient of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Distinguished Educator Award.
The award will be presented to Heaberlin Nov. 9 by the AMLE Foundation at the 39th Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Portland, Oregon.
Earlier this year, Lee Middle School was named a Georgia Lighthouse School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. At the Lighthouse schools ceremony, Dr. John Lounsbury commented,
“Lee Middle School is a model school,” Dr. John Lounsbury said at the ceremony. “It represents the best of what a middle school should be.”