Ryan Langferman Chosen as Indiana High School Principal of the Year

Monday, November 21, 2022 at 9:12 AM

By Milan Community School Corporation, news release

Langferman is in his 10th year as principal at Milan HS.

Ryan Langferman and his wife Carly after the award ceremony. Photo provided.

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) named Ryan Langferman as the 2022 State High School Principal of the Year.  Langferman is the Principal at Milan High School in Milan, Indiana, He represents the best of Indiana after being chosen from the twelve district winners who were all honored at the banquet.  

Earlier this fall, Ryan was named as the District 10 High School Principal of the Year.  District 10 is located in southeast Indiana and is made up of Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Hancock, Jennings, Ripley, Rush,Shelby and Union Counties.  Now Ryan has been hon

The recognition ceremony is a part of the 2022 Principals of the Year Recognition Celebration, a part of IASP’s annual Fall Professional Conference. The prestigious award was presented at a dinner at the Indianapolis JW Marriott Hotel with the IASP State President, Matt Shockley, presiding along with Dr. Todd Bess, Executive Director. This is the thirtieth anniversary of the IASP organization. 

Langferman is in his tenth year as principal at Milan High School. During his tenure, he has implemented many outstanding programs that have increased the graduation rate and encouraged students to graduate with a plan for a successful future.  Among the programs is the Graduation Preparation period, or GP, which meets four days per week to give students opportunities to work with a mentor teacher learning work ethic skills and habits preparing them for life beyond high school.  

District High School Principals of the Year are elected by their peers. One principal is honored from each of the 12 districts. From these 12 District High School Principal winners, one is chosen as the 2022 State High School Principal of the Year. 

“We are extremely proud of Ryan Langferman being chosen as the State Principal of the Year for 2022.  Ryan is a dedicated educational leader and he puts the needs of students first.  Ryan has hired quality teachers and staff who all support his vision that students graduate with a plan.  Ryan graduated from Milan and has a passion for the people of our community.  He certainly represents the best of principals in Indiana,” commented Jane Rogers, Superintendent. 

The Indiana Association of School Principals is a not-for-profit, professional association serving over 3300 building level administrators in the state of Indiana. 

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