Shortey named first Diné principal of St. Michael school

St. MICHAELS, Ariz.

Tazbah Shortey

St. Michael Indian School announced July 30 Tazbah Shortey was appointed as principal of St. Michael Indian School — the first Navajo Catholic to hold the position in the school’s history, according to a news release from the school.

Shortey has served at the since 2010, first as a teacher and then as vice principal from 2014 to 2018.

She replaces Tom Sori, the school’s former principal, who recently moved to Syracuse, New York, to be near family.


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