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The article misstated the tenure of Patricia Zissios as principal of Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy in Alexandria. She has held the position since 2004, not 1998.

19 Principals Honored With Post Distinguished Leadership Award

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Nineteen school principals were honored yesterday as recipients of the Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards in a reception hosted by Post Co. Chairman Donald E. Graham.

The recipients, from 17 local school systems, one charter school and one private school, are:

-- Marshall Cartland, principal of Webb Wheatley Educational Center in the District, who has worked for the public school system since 1999;

-- Terry DeCarbo, principal of Independent Hill School and PACE East in Prince William County since 1991;

-- Cynthia Hankin, principal of Deep Run Elementary School in Howard County, who has worked for that school system since 1991;

-- Sarah Hayes Campbell, principal of KIPP DC: Key Academy, a D.C. public charter school, since 2005;

-- Joan Holden, head of school at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School in Alexandria since 1991;

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