Mrs. Sam Wortham, Assistant Principal of El Campo Middle School with El Campo ISD, has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region 3 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty region Education Service Centers in the state. School administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions. Nominations are based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership. As a Region 3 winner, Mrs. Wortham is eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Assistant Principal of the Year.
Sam Wortham has been in education for 15 years, with five years experience in Instructional Leadership, and has been a member of the leadership team at El Campo Middle School since the 2020-2021 school year. She attended Texas State University in San Marcos and earned a Bachelor of Exercise Sports Science degree, and continued at Texas State University and was awarded a Master of Education. She has recently completed the Superintendent Certification Program with Region 4. Mrs. Wortham is a visionary and leader of learners committed to the foundations and education of all students in our community.
Each of the region winners will be recognized during the Josten’s Night of the Stars Awards Dinner held in conjunction with the TASSP Summer held each year in June in Austin. Each will be presented with an award and recognized in a commemorative book entitled Texas Principals, Texas Heroes.