PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION TO HONOR JOYCE JOHNSON UPON THE RECEIPT OF THE WASHINGTON POSTíS AGNES MEYER OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD FOR 2003

            WHEREAS, each year the Washington Post recognizes teachers who exemplify excellence in their profession with the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award; and

            WHEREAS, Agnes Meyer was a loyal supporter and defender of public education, whose husband, Eugene Meyer purchased the Washington Post in 1933; and

            WHEREAS, Joyce Johnson received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1970; and

            WHEREAS, Joyce Johnson began her career in Fauquier County at H.M. Pearson Elementary School in Calverton, Virginia in 1970 teaching first and second grades until 1979; and

            WHEREAS, in 1979, Joyce Johnson transferred to W.G. Coleman Elementary School to serve as the Reading Lab teacher, which she continued until 1981; and

            WHEREAS, presently, Joyce Johnson is teaching second grade students at W.G. Coleman Elementary School ; and

            WHEREAS, on April 7, 2003, Joyce Johnson was the proud recipient of the Washington Postís Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award in recognition of her excellence in teaching, her encouragement of providing creative and quality instruction, and her significant contributions to improving education in the Washington metropolitan area; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of May 2003, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby express its congratulations to Joyce Johnson upon the occasion of her receipt of the Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award for 2003; and, be it

            PROCLAIMED FURTHER, That the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors extends its best wishes to Joyce Johnson in all future endeavors.

 

 

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Harry F. Atherton

Chairman of the Board