Principal Smith Recognized as FCPS 2020 Region 3 Outstanding New Principal!

By Department of Human Resources
January 06, 2021

andrew smithCongratulations to Principal Andrew Smith who was recognized as the FCPS 2020 Region 3 Outstanding New Principal and one of five finalists for the 2020 Outstanding New Principal Award!

“It’s a great day to be a Mustang!” Andrew’s personable leadership focuses on creating and maintaining relationships, fostering a positive school culture at Franconia. Andrew goes out of his way to get to know people in their many roles and make them feel less like employees and more like family. His team approach to family and teacher collaboration furthers Franconia’s commitment to an authentic partnership in supporting our children – it takes a village. Andrew’s roots in special education shaped his inclusive philosophy that all children deserve what they need to thrive socially, emotionally, and academically. This philosophy embodies Franconia’s commitment to delivering equitable learning experiences for every child.