Humberto Miret, who serves as principal of Miami Southridge Senior High School, rcently won top honors as Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) Principal of the Year.
M-DCPS honored its finest principals and assistant principals during an awards ceremony sponsored by the Dade Association of School Administrators (DASA) at Jungle Island.
Miret has served as principal of Southridge Senior High since 2015. Before that, he was principal at Shenandoah Middle School. He began his 23-year education career teaching health to 10th grade students at South Miami Senior High School.
Derek Negron of Carol City Middle School was recognized as Assistant Principal of the Year.
The Principal of the Year received $2,500 and a three-year lease to a new car from Toyota of North Miami. The Assistant Principal winner received $1,500.
Also recognized at the ceremony was Principal of the Year runner-up Evonne Alvarez of New World School of the Arts and Assistant Principal of the Year runner-up Jeffrey Gonzalez of Homestead Senior High School.