Roy Webb is the superintendent of Quincy Public Schools and has been working tirelessly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to keep students and faculty safe. Roy was recently honored as Administrator of the Year and received the KHQA Hometown Hero Award for his leadership and support of Quincy students and their families. As a superintendent, Roy believes in a hands-on approach when it comes to education. During the school year, you can find him visiting classrooms and sporting events, interacting with students and parents. He says leading the school district comes with tough challenges and criticism, but he aims to always make the best decision for his students and staff.
Hero award sponsored by Blessing Health System
Joshua Smith (right) and Marcus Sweeten (left) are students and resident assistants at Western Illinois University in Macomb. On September 15, 2020, Joshua & Marcus helped save the life of a student, who had been shot on campus. They administered first aid and were able to keep the victim stable until emergency medical personnel arrived. Western Illinois University presented Joshua and Marcus letters of commendation for their courageousness and prompt action. A representative for the school hailed their heroic actions and their commitment to their role as resident advisors, even under extreme circumstances.
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