East High's Cassata named Principal of the Year

Lincoln East High School Principal Sue Cassata has been named the Region 1 Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals’ Secondary Principal of the Year.

Cassata accepted the award April 17 during an event in Seward. East High Associate Principal Liz Miller spoke and described Cassata as a “passionate, humble, caring leader who strives to balance the human needs of those she serves, while seeking to continuously improve our collective work on behalf of the East High community.”

Cassata has served as principal at East since 2008. Prior to that, she was an associate principal at Lincoln North Star High School and a social studies teacher and educational coordinator at Lincoln Southeast High School.

Cassata is now eligible for the statewide principal award in spring 2020.

Published: April 25, 2019, Updated: April 25, 2019

Cassata accepting her award, along with East High Assistant Special Education Coordinator Jeremy Sevick and Associate Principal Liz Miller