O’Bryan Tapped As Regional Semi-Finalist For Principal Of The Year

Friday, April 16, 2021
Dr. Russell Dyer, director of Cleveland City Schools, announces that Mrs. Autumn O’Bryan, principal of Cleveland High School, has been chosen as a regional semi-finalist for Principal of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Education and will advance to the next round of the Principal of the Year selection process.

Mrs. O’Bryan is in her 12th year with Cleveland City Schools and has served for her entire Cleveland City Schools’ career as principal of Cleveland High School. Prior to working for Cleveland City Schools, Mrs. O’Bryan spent time as a teacher and administrator in Hamilton County Schools and as the head softball coach for Lee University.

Dr. Dyer said, “Mrs.
O’Bryan is certainly deserving of this honor. Leading a large high school is a very challenging task, and Mrs. O’Bryan manages all of the moving pieces of Cleveland High School well. She does an especially exceptional job of making sure that students remain the focus of all the work at Cleveland High School. We are very proud of her and wish her the best as she moves forward in the Tennessee Department of Education Principal of the Year competition.”

"Congratulations to Mrs. Autumn O’Bryan on her regional semi-finalist recognition," officials said. "Cleveland City Schools is proud of you and thanks you for your dedication to our students."

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