Sparks HS’s Waddell named Nevada Secondary AP of the Year

Cynthia (CJ) Waddell, assistant principal at Sparks High School, was awarded with the prestigious Nevada Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year by the Nevada Association of School Administrators. Waddell was presented with this award at a ceremony at the school. She will also travel to Chicago in July to be recognized as one of 53 recipients in the nation to receive this recognition.

“I love my job and have always wanted to make a difference for kids,” said Waddell. “It’s so important that our students know we believe in them and that they know we are here to help them succeed. I am proud to represent our state, the Washoe County School District, and Sparks High School.”

Ms. Waddell has worked for the District since 1999. She has taught French and Spanish, served as a dean of academics and a dean of behavior management. She has also coached swimming and soccer. Waddell became the assistant principal at Sparks High School in 2014.

Congratulations to AP Waddell on earning this honor!