NORWAY — Ted Moccia of Norway was honored recently with the Plymouth State University Alumni Achievement Award. Moccia is a 1984 graduate of Plymouth State.
The award recognizes alumni who exemplify the University motto, Ut prosim (That I may serve). The awardee must demonstrate active participation in and contributions to the activities of the PSUAA, their chosen field or the improvement of society in general.
Moccia was recognized for his service in the field of education and the impact his service has on his community. As principal of Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Moccia has instituted innovative programs aimed at reaching kids not expected to succeed. He works individually with these students, establishes benchmarks, provides assistance along the way and tracks their progress.
He has been recognized for his successful approach, most recently with the accolade of Principal of the Year in the state.