Catholic Superintendent from Mobile gets national recognition

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — It’s a big honor for a longtime educator in Mobile.  Tuesday evening Gwen Byrd, the superintendent of the Archdiocese of Mobile received the 2019 Lead Learn Proclaim Award.

It’s given by the National Catholic Educational Association for what they describe as “dedication and commitment to excellence in Catholic education.”  Byrd was chosen from more than 150,000 teachers and administrators. 

The award was presented in Chicago Tuesday evening at the National Catholic Education Association’s annual convention.  Ms. Byrd is in her 37th year as superintendent.


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