Pickens County Board of Education April 2019
I. Call to Order
III. Pledge of Allegiance
IV. Approval of Agenda
V. Student Recognition
A. Recognition of Valedictorian & Salutatorian (C. Wallace)
Valedictorian: Emily Robinson
Salutatorian: Rosa Willis
Valedictorian (Highest) and Salutatorian (Second Highest) distinctions are based on class rank, as determined by student GPA (Grade Point Average).
B. Recognition of STAR Student (C. Wallace)
2019 STAR Student Dale Smith
C. Emma Long Receives Award for Winning National FFA Competition (C. Wallace) Emma was unable to attend
Pickens High School Sophomore Emma Long competed and won 1st place in the National Talent Competition at the National FFA Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana this year. This is Emma's 2nd National Award.
D. JMS Students Win 1st Place at Berry College Math Competition (C. Thompson)
Congratulations to Jasper Middle School Math Team for winning 1st place at the Berry College Math Competition.
Jeremy Westbrook - 1st Place Individual
Eric Malcolm - 2nd Place Individual
E. 4-H Students Compete in District Project Achievement (C. Garner)
Congratulations to the following students who recently participated in 4-H DPA.
Colin Watson - 9th Grade
Conner Watson - 7th Grade
Titus Matteson - 11th Grade
Sarahi Flores - 4th Grade
Sheila Flores - 4th Grade
Sky Paredes - 4th Grade
Sophia Scott - 4th Grade
A special thanks goes out to Mrs. Traci Buckingham who volunteered many hours of her time to help these and many other students.
VI. Superintendent Reports
A. Financial Update (A. Smith)
B. Attendance Update (T. Young)
C. Operations and Construction (T. Young)
VII. Action Items
A. Approval of Personnel
Personnel Action Report (PDF)
B. Request for Board Approval of Out-of-State Band Trip (M. Oubre)
C. Approval of Minutes
D. Approval of Surplus
VIII. Board Comments