Farmington Superintendent Inducted into Alma Mater's Hall of Fame
Farmington Public Schools’ Superintendent Susan H. Zurvalec was recently inducted into the Bay City Central High School Hall of Fame during the school's graduation ceremony on June 5, 2011.
Zurvalec, an alumna, accepted the honor with a speech addressing the Bay City Central High School graduates.
A Farmington Public Schools employee since 1989, Zurvalec has served as superintendent since July, 2005. Prior to that, she held the position of deputy superintendent for two years, assistant superintendent of staff and community services from 1994 to 2003 and executive director of employee relations from 1989 to 1994.
Zurvalec received her Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Michigan and has a Masters of Arts degree in K-12, Adult Reading Instruction and a Masters degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from Michigan State University.
She serves on the board of directors of the Farmington Hills/Farmington Foundation for Youth and Families and the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce. She is also a member of the Farmington Xemplar Club, the Call to Action Coalition and the Farmington/Farmington Hills Multicultural/Multiracial Community Council steering committee. In addition, she serves on the Michigan Association of School Administrators Council and the Tri-County Alliance Executive Board.
Zurvalec is chair of the Employment Relations Board for the State of Michigan Civil Service Commission and a member of the Governing Board Executive Committee for the Minority Student Achievement Network.
Bay City Central has instituted the Alumni Hall of Fame to help students build pride in their school, find identity in a large school, and reach standards. Under the direction of the Student Council, the Hall of Fame recognizes those graduates whose achievements serve to inspire today’s youth.
The Alumni Hall of Fame is on permanent display in the main hall of Central High School.