Solomon Coles High School Principal Monica Bayarena was recently named the Secondary High School Principal of the Year.

The Texas Association of Secondary School Principals named Bayarena as the best in the state at her job.

"It is a total honor for the staff here at Cole. I work with an amazing group of dedicated teachers and staff," Bayarena said. "It's been a total team effort."

A big congratulations to Bayarena from Kiii-TV.

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