Rye Middle School Assistant Principal Joe DeRuvo was honored by the Rye Youth Council at an Annual Benefit Gala on January 26.
He was recognized for his many contributions to the children of Rye.
Mr. DeRuvo has served as an educator in the District since 1969, when he was hired as a teacher at Osborn School. In 1990, he joined the Middle School staff as a permanent assistant to the principal, and was later named Dean of Students before he took his current title of Assistant Principal. In addition to his responsibilities in these capacities, Mr. DeRuvo is notorious for his participation in various school plays and storytelling programs.
Mr. DeRuvo serves as the Middle School representative for the Rye Youth Council Board, a role he has held for 20 years. He has been involved in countless events and initiatives within the District and the RYC. His colleagues, friends and family celebrated this acknowledgment and congratulated him at the gala.