Paul Ferris has been principal at Kavanagh College for 18
years. Photo ODT files
Kavanagh College principal Paul Ferris has announced he
will retire in July next year.
The 61-year-old has been a principal for 34 years, 18 of them
at Kavanagh College.
Board of trustees chairman Erin Barton thanked Mr Ferris for
his "tremendous contribution" to the college.
"We know that if he had not chosen to make Dunedin and
Kavanagh his home, he would have been appointed to any of the
largest schools in New Zealand or to a senior role with the
Kavanagh College has been very fortunate to have retained his
skills and dedication for such a significant period."
Earlier this year, Mr Ferris was awarded the Catholic
Education Office Laureate Award for his contribution to
Catholic education in Dunedin.