11 School Board Members Sworn In for 4-Year Term
- January 4, 2011
Eleven members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board who will represent the district over the next four-year term were sworn in to office during an official ceremony held Sunday, January 2.
The five new members are: Craig Freeman (District 6), Barbara Freiberg (District 7), Kenyetta Nelson-Smith (District 3), David Tatman (District 1) and Evelyn Ware-Jackson (District 5).They joined current School Board members Jerry Arbour (District 9), *Connie Bernard (District 8), Jill Dyason (District 10), Randy Lamana (District 11), Vereta Lee (District 2) and Tarvald Smith (District 4). *Bernard was sworn in on November 4, 2010.
Immediately following the swearing-in ceremony, the School Board elected its new leadership. Freiberg was elected president of the School Board, while Smith was elected vice president. They will serve in those officer capacities for two years.
The new Board includes (left to right):Freeman, Smith, Ware-Jackson, Tatman, Dyason, Arbour, Bernard, Freiberg, Lamana, Nelson-Smith, Superintendent, John Dilworth and Lee.
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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