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The 2023 Florida Principal of the Year receives a $3,500 prize, while the two state principal finalists receive $1,500 each and the district winners receive $264.

2023 Principal of the Year

2023 Florida Principal of the Year Brent Frazier Umatilla High School Lake CountyBrent Frazier
Umatilla High School
Lake County

Principal Brent Frazier has a talent for achieving school turnaround success. Under his leadership, Umatilla High School moved from a D to a B-rated school, increasing a total of 168 points. Principal Frazier builds fellowship with teachers, upholds academic excellence and celebrates all students’ success. Frazier is praised as an educator who instills passion for learning into every teacher and student he encounters. Principal Frazier is an exceptional leader who ensures that his students are learning every single day to become the best versions of themselves. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education from Emmanuel College and a Masters in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.


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