At a regular meeting of the Alleghany County School Board held on October 16, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., at Callaghan Elementary School, the following action was taken:



      PRESENT:                                                                                                            VOTE:

Randall S. Tucker, Chairman                                                                               

Gerald E. Franson, Vice Chairman                                                                      

      R. Craig Lane

      Danielle I. Morgan                                                                                                            

Norman L. Persinger, Jr.

Jennifer S. Seckner                                                                                              

Jacob L. Wright                                                                                                    



On motion of ________, seconded by ________, that the following resolution be adopted:


WHEREAS, public schools are the backbone of our democracy, providing young people with the tools they need to maintain our nation’s precious values of freedom, civility, and equality, and

WHEREAS, by equipping young Americans with both practical skills and broader intellectual abilities, schools give them hope for, and access to, a productive future; and

WHEREAS, education employees – be they custodians or teachers, bus drivers or librarians – work tirelessly to serve our children and communities with care and professionalism;

WHEREAS, schools are community linchpins, bringing together adults and children, educators and volunteers, business leaders, and elected officials in a common enterprise; and

WHEREAS, Alleghany County Public School employees have demonstrated outstanding commitment and success in serving the needs of our community and its children,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Alleghany County School Board hereby proclaims November 13-17, 2017 as the 96th annual observance of American Education Week.

Unanimously adopted.





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Randall S. Tucker                                                       Lorie C. Bess

Chairman                                                                    Clerk