Ryan Hanson

Ryan Hanson ’92   DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Ryan Hanson, principal of Devils Lake High School, has been named North Dakota Principal of the Year by the North Dakota Association of Secondary School Principals.

Hanson strives to build relationships throughout the school and community, while assisting every student to become the very best version of themselves, according to a news release.

“His leadership promotes engagement, perseverance and advocacy for self and others,” the release said.

Hanson, who has served as principal of Devils Lake High School since 2004, earned an undergraduate degree from Valley City State University in math education, and completed a master’s degree in educational leadership at UND.