NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Rogers High School Assistant Principal Jaime Crowley has died after battling blood cancer for the past year.

WPRI-TV reports that Crowley died Friday night at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Crowley was an award-winning educator and school administrator for many years. In 2015, he was named the statewide Middle School Principal of the Year by the Rhode Island Association of School Principals. He was also awarded the prestigious Milken Educator Award in 2009.

He was currently working as the assistant principal at Newport's Rogers High School when he died. He is also the former principal of Thompson Middle School.

Crowley had also worked as the assistant principal and director of guidance at Mount Hope High School in Bristol.

Funeral arrangements for Crowley have yet to be announced.