District recognizes community education partners at December board meeting

District recognizes community education partners at December board meeting
Posted on 12/08/2015

Four “Little Red Schoolhouse,” friend of education plaques were given out on Monday night at the December 7, monthly board meeting. 

The plaques are a public recognition of outstanding support for the school district from community residents and organizations.

The honorees recognized for their selfless generosity were: Donna Scott, owner of Buzz In Car Wash, Walter McCauley, local businessman, Rogers Group, a multi-state corporation with a Robertson County location, and the Robertson County Chamber of Commerce REdI Group, directed by Kathy Gunn.

Each of these has been instrumental in providing support for RCS far above the norm, through gifts of time, effort, and finance.

Rogers Group provided a large gift towards technology needs at East Robertson High, Scott has donated more than $13,000 of school supplies through coupon and sale items, McCauley recently donated real estate to Springfield High for a new sports complex, and REdI is an ongoing supporter, liaising the district with area businesses.

 

The resolutions passed read as follow:

Rogers Group

WHEREAS, Rogers Group, Inc. is a multi-state corporation, headquartered in Nashville, TN, and with a business location in Cross Plains, TN

WHEREAS, Rogers Group, Inc. conducts business throughout Robertson County from their Cross Plains location; and

WHEREAS, Rogers Group, Inc. has been a long-time supporter of East Robertson schools; and

WHEREAS, Rogers Group, Inc. has demonstrated their desire to support ERHS students in their transition from high school to college or career through several volunteer and monetary initiatives; and

WHEREAS, East Robertson High School has recently undertaken the project of providing laptop computer access to students; and

WHEREAS, in support of East Robertson High School, Rogers Group, Inc. has donated $5,000 towards the purchase of laptop computers to enhance student access to technology; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Robertson County Board of Education recognizes Rogers Group, Inc. for their generous spirit, loyal community support, and initiative in meeting the needs of East Robertson High School students; and be it further

RESOLVED, that as a public expression of gratitude, the Robertson County Board of Education will include a copy of this resolution in the permanent minutes of the school board meeting held December 7, 2015.

 

Robertson Education Initiative

WHEREAS, the Robertson Education Initiative has been a loyal and valuable friend to Robertson County Schools; and

WHEREAS, REdI has been a catalyst for collaboration between the business community and Robertson County Schools; and

WHEREAS, REdI has provided invaluable support to Robertson County Schools through communication projects, student events, service programs and generous funding; be it therefore

RESOLVED, that the Robertson County Board of Education recognizes the Robertson Education Initiative and its director Kathy Gunn for the loyal support provided to Robertson County Schools, and now be it further

RESOLVED, that as a public expression of gratitude, the Robertson County Board of Education will include a copy of this resolution in the permanent minutes of the school board meeting held December 7, 2015.

 

Donna Scott

WHEREAS, Donna Scott is a Robertson County business owner; and 

WHEREAS, she has demonstrated an interest in community involvement and school support; and

WHEREAS, she has partnered with the Robertson County Schools Family Resource Center to help meet educational and student needs; and

WHEREAS, to meet those needs, she has provided more than $13,000 worth of classroom and student supplies to the Robertson County Schools; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Robertson County Board of Education recognizes Donna Scott for her generous spirit and initiative to meet the needs of children throughout Robertson County; and be it further

RESOLVED, that as a public expression of gratitude, the Robertson County Board of Education will include a copy of this resolution in the permanent minutes of the school board meeting held December 7, 2015.

 

Walter McCauley

WHEREAS, Walter McCauley is a resident of Robertson County; and

WHEREAS, he is vested in this community through long-term business and personal endeavors; and

WHEREAS, he is the owner of property adjacent to the Springfield High School; and

WHEREAS, he is a supporter of Springfield High School; and

WHEREAS, he has now donated 9.9 acres of property to Robertson County Schools for the purpose of building a football stadium and other sports facilities; now therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Robertson County Board of Education recognizes Mr. McCauley for this generous act; and be it further

RESOLVED, that as a public expression of gratitude, the Robertson County Board of Education will include a copy of this resolution in the permanent minutes of the school board meeting held December 7, 2015.

 

Robertson County Schools is deeply grateful for the support of these individuals and groups. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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