The Wabash Valley Region of the Illinois Principals Association has announced their 2017-2018 award winners. Lawrenceville High School Principal Paul Higginbotham was named the Wabash Valley Region winner of the Herman Graves Award. Considered the highest honor bestowed by the Illinois Principals Association, the Herman Graves Award was established in 1991 to recognize Herman for his outstanding service to the IPA. Higginbotham has now been nominated for the statewide Herman Graves Award. The winner will be announced in July.