FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - In the season of giving, Susan Summers was given a special surprise.
The Indiana Association of School Principals named Summers Assistant Principal of the Year.
Summers, assistant principal at Homestead High School, says she was "shocked" by the award.
The Association based their decision on the performance of principals statewide, and acknowledged their student and community involvement.
Superintendent of Southwest Allen County Schools Phil Downs, says, "She's a role model to us all."
With more than two decades of service to Fort Wayne's local schools as a teacher, coach, and now assistant principal -- Summers has indeed been a model for many.