Board Recognitions & Resolutions Jan. 18, 2013
On Monday, January 14, 2013, the NEISD Board of Trustees met during their regular monthly meeting and recognized various groups and students across the district.
Invocation and Pledge
Bradley Middle School students Danny Landez and Gage Doonkeen delivered the invocation and pledge, respectively, for the evening.
Landez (below right) is National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Reporting Officer. He also participates in Orchestra, Academic UIL, Debate and TAG (Talented and Gifted Club). What does Landez want to do after college? He plans to go to MIT to get a degree in Mechanical Engineering/Physics. After college he hopes to design rides for amusement parks and one day be the CEO of his own amusement park company.
Doonkeen (below left) is the Treasurer for NJHS and is also the First Chair Bassoonist for the Bradley Honor Ban. What does Doonkeen want to do after college? After he graduates from Harvard, he wishes to become a successful lawyer and be able to provide for his loved ones without worry of debt.
NEISD Board of Trustees Member Brigitte Perkins presents Doonkeen and Landez with their certificates.
National Mentor Month
NEISD Volunteer Coordinator Brooke Pate presented a resolution to the board declaring February as National Mentor Month. Special recognition was given to the NEISD PTA Council Officers (shown in pictures at right and below) for their continued assistance and dedication to NEISD students. NEISD is grateful to all its volunteers and mentors who devote a great deal of time and expertise to improving the lives of all students.
Board Recognition Month
January is Board Recognition Month. Because of this, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian G. Gottardy delivered a presentation praising and thanking NEISD's 7-member board for their continued efforts in helping NEISD maintain its tradition of excellence. Following his presentation, each board member was called out and presented a certificate.
Above: Campuses and Departments across the district worked together to make a unified 'thank you' banner for the Board of Trustees.
Justin Missildine, Director of the Agriscience Magnet Program at Madison High School, along with three students from the program presented a resolution to the board declaring February 15, 2013 as Rodeo Day in NEISD.
After the Board approved the resolution, Board Member Edd White presented the students with certificates.
SPECIAL NOTE: Debra Aceves-Torres (second from left) was named principal of Madison High School at Monday's meeting.
Posted on January 15, 2013