School Board Member Swearing In Ceremony Scheduled for January 2, 2011
- December 21, 2010
Eleven Members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will be sworn in to office during a ceremony scheduled at 4 p.m. Sunday, January 2, 2011, at the Instructional Resource Center.
Five new members will be sworn in for the 2011-2014 term. They include: Craig Freeman (District 6), Barbara Freiberg (District 7), Kenyetta Nelson-Smith (District 3), David Tatman (District 1) and Evelyn Ware-Jackson (District 5).
They join the current School Board members: President Jerry Arbour (District 9), *Connie Bernard (District 8), Jill Dyason (District 10), Randy Lamana (District 11), Vereta Lee (District 2) and Vice-President Tarvald Smith (District 4). *Connie Bernard was sworn in November 4.
The election of Board leadership will take place during a Special Board meeting scheduled immediately after the swearing-in ceremony. A reception honoring the new School Board members will follow.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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