Mr. Ruel Reid has been the recipient of various awards in recognition of excellence over the years such as; Rotary Club of St. Andrew Vocational Award for Excellence, St. Elizabeth Homecoming Foundation Award for excellence in teaching and Jamaica National/CARIMAC Media Award for Outstanding contribution to Radio. He has also lent his expertise to many committees and boards.
He holds a Teachers Diploma in Business Education from Bethlehem Moravian College, a Bachelor of Science in Business Education and a Masters in Human Resource Management at Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Ruel Reid served at Munro College as Master Teacher and Housemaster from 1996 – 2006. He is a former President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association and an advisor to the Minister of Education. He was appointed principal of Jamaica College since 2006. Jamaica College has embarked on a new and positive path and continues to show improvement in all areas since his appointment as principal.