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Dr. Donn Mendoza Named 2021 - 2022 Lake County Superintendent of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Donn Mendoza! He has been selected by his Lake County superintendent peers as the 2021-2022 Superintendent of the Year!
On Monday, January 24, Lake County Superintendents' President, Dr. Mikkel Storaasli, surprised Dr. Mendoza by presenting him with this award of distinction during the Board of Education meeting.
Dr. Storaasli shared that Dr. Mendoza was selected from over 45 school districts represented in Lake County. "He has shown true leadership over the years by not only leading an exemplary district that focuses on student growth and achievement but also as a leader among superintendents".
One superintendent noted, "Donn exemplifies leadership as a superintendent". His work toward coordinating one of two vaccination pods for educators across Lake County was one of the success areas highlighted in his nomination. "Donn is a role model for servant leadership and is more than deserving of being named the LCS Superintendent of the Year."
Dr. Mendoza will represent Lake County for the Illinois Superintendent of the Year Award this coming Fall.