Chesapeake Reading Council
Chesapeake, Virginia


Chesapeake's 2016-2017

JD Mullins Award Winner!

Shawnia Smiley, principal of Norfolk Highlands Primary, is the recipient of the James D. Mullins Leadership Award which recognizes administrators who show exceptional support of reading.  Mrs. Smiley led her school from being designated as a Focus School to regaining full accreditation.  The emphasis on building literacy and the love of reading created a culture of excellence which led to student success.