The outstanding pedagogue and headmaster has passed away

  • 15 July 2019
300 225 I Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Leona Kruczkowskiego w Tychach

“A man lives as long as his memory lasts.”
On 12 July 2019, Andrzej Balcarczyk died, in 1974-1990 a teacher and the headmaster of Leon Kruczkowski High School in Tychy.
He was an outstanding teacher, dedicated to his work, facing the challenges of the difficult times in which he managed the school. He was awarded the Golden Cross of Merit, the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta, the Award of the Minister of National Education for outstanding achievements in didactic and educational work and numerous awards for social activity.
He was a wonderful and wise man, a great friend of youth. He had a humanist mind and a great heart for art. In 1985 he founded the School Gallery of Painting and Graphic Arts at the High School. He was the initiator of many artistic events and meetings with people of culture. When he retired, he gave up his passion for painting. He presented his works at several artistic exhibitions.
Headmaster Andrzej Balcarczyk participated in the life of the school until the last moments.
Funeral ceremonies will take place on Friday 19 July at 10.00 in the church of St. Mary Magdalene in Tychy.