2022 OASA District #13 Superintendent of the Year

Lawton, OK — The Oklahoma Association for School Administrators (OASA) has announced Lawton Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Hime as the 2022 OASA District #13 Superintendent of the Year.

OASA annually recognizes outstanding administrators who demonstrate successful experience in top level educational administration in addition to having a sound, dynamic and realistic philosophy of education. The award also celebrates leadership's ability to speak for education on all levels with special emphasis on the district level and have made contributions to educational administration.

“Mr. Hime is an outstanding school administrator who demonstrates these characteristics,” said Dr. Pam Deering, CCOSA/OASA Executive Director. “Mr. Hime has led Lawton [Public] Schools through the pandemic with creative programs to ensure students were learning despite the challenges. He works tirelessly for students, always looking for ways to innovate and improve instruction, strengthen financial budgeting and reporting, and enhance relationships with Lawton students, staff, parents, and the community.”

Hime has been an educator in Oklahoma for 37 years, 15 of those as Superintendent. He graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education. He then pursued his Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Hime serves on several education boards to include the Oklahoma State Superintendent’s School Superintendent Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

“It is such an honor to receive this recognition,” Hime said. “I have been given the opportunity to influence and motivate our future leaders. This is also a direct reflection of the amazing staff here at Lawton Public Schools. They are united to achieve one common goal and that is to enhance the lives and education of our students. Our work continues to bring opportunities preparing them as Life Ready Graduates.”

Hime will be presented his award at a banquet on June 8 at the CCOSA Summer Leadership Conference at the Oklahoma City Convention Center.