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Meet the Principal

Principal Rodriguez began his journey at the Hermiston School District as a student. He attended school at Highland Hills Elementary and Sandstone Middle School, then, in 2005, he graduated from Hermiston High School. Mr. Rodriguez has a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Western Oregon University, Masters of Arts in Teaching from Western Oregon University, and Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Western Governors University. He has worked for the district for twelve years. Nine of those years as a Science teacher at Hermiston High School and three years as an Assistant Principal at Armand Larive Middle School.

A Message from Principal Rodriguez:

“Being a principal makes me happy because of the relationships I get to build with everyone in the building. I get to see every student in their classroom, interact with them, and watch them grow. I get to learn about staff members and support them in any way possible. Most of all, I am happy that I get to work and serve in the community where I grew up. I am passionate about education because it has been my avenue of success. I hope every student finds success in education, leading them to find something they love doing.”

Mr. Rodriguez loves spending time with his wife, Amanda, and their three children. His hobbies include hunting, basketball, golf, flying, and video games.