Sen. Eric Lesser Honors Chris Collins, Retiring After 7 Years as Williams Middle School Principal

LONGMEADOW--Sen. Eric Lesser presented an official Massachusetts Senate citation to Chris Collins, Principal of Williams Middle School, who is retiring after seven years as principal of that school. “As a Williams alum myself, I could not be more proud to honor Principal Collins for his years of leadership,” Lesser said. “Williams Middle School has a record of achievement which is in no small part thanks to Chris’s leadership. Chris has been a remarkable principal for the Williams Middle School Community and I know I echo the thoughts of many people in saying he will be missed.”

A former health and physical education teacher at Amherst Middle School, Collins previously served as principal of Greenfield Middle School in Greenfield and in the Athol-Royalston Regional School District. He holds a Bachelor's degree in physical education and health and a Master's of education from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Williams Middle School enrolls nearly 400 students in grades 6 through 8.