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SimonianGeorge

 

 

 


George Simonian      

Principal



Lowell High School  
 '45 Science Club, Varsity Track

Trinity College  BS Pre-Medicine '49 Class Marshal; Varsity Track
   
Boston University MA Science Education
  
Graduate Studies  UMass-Amherst, University of Colorado, Salem State College, Boston University, Harvard University

U.S. Airforce Retired Captain serving 10 years of active and reserve duty
 
Career
Lowell High School, St Peters School, Peekskill, NY, Chelmsford Public Schools 1957-1988, Held many positions for the school district, Highly respected and sought after Biology at CHS, Athletic Director, First varsity Cross-Country coach, First President of the CHS School Faculty Association, Pioneer of teaching via closed-circuit television, Coordinator of Science for District, District Director of Curriculum, Highly respected and award winning principal of Chelmsford High School 1973-1988, designed, coordinated and implemented all aspects of the then innovative and nationally recognized plan for a large suburban high school.  CHS became a national model for excellence, the organizational House plan, a national model for international student exchange, also known for athletic excellence--winning the Boston Globe \"Dalton Trophy\" for best all around athletic interscholastic program seven straight years.


Community 
Member of the Chelmsford Rotary Club, Member of the Town Finance Committee, Member and Chairman of the Parish Council of St. Vartanantz Armenian Church, Co-founder of the Chelmsford High School Alumni Association (CHSAA) and CHSAA charter and Life member, National Association of Secondary School Principals Distinguished Service Award for service to the school partnerships international exchange program on the state and national level.  George Simonian Alumni Stadium--Athletic stadium at CHS dedicated and named for him. Member of the CHSAA Hall of Fame, First Executive Director of the CHSAA, Eagle Scout with Silver Palm