Tim Hamilton, retiring Boone Central elementary princial, was honored with the 2016-2017 Distinguished Service Award from the Region III Nebraska Association of Elementary Principals at an awards banquet last Wednesday, May 3, at Fairplay Golf Course in Norfolk.
The Distinguished Service Award honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding educational contributions, improving the education of children and youth in the region.
Mr. Hamilton started his career teaching elementary grades at Stratton, NE, and later became K-12 principal there.
He has served at Albion/Boone Central for 19 years, coming to Albion Public Schools in 1997 as elementary principal.
Tim and his wife, Janice, are the parents of four children. The two oldest, Chad and Jeremy, attended school at Stratton. Both are educators. Chad teaches math and science at Southern Valley, while Jeremy is a P.E. teacher and coach at Hastings Public Schools.
The two youngest children, Josh and Becky, attended school at Albion/Boone Central. Josh is now a physical therapist in Columbus. Becky works with the human resources team at Verizon in Lincoln.
Tim and Janice have seven grandchildren. They plan to live in Columbus.