PROCLAMATION

A PROCLAMATION IN RECOGNITION OF LEE BELL UPON THE RECEIPT OF THE WASHINGTON POSTíS DISTINGUISHED EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR 2002

            WHEREAS, in 1964, Lee Bell began his employment with Fauquier County Public Schools as a 7th grade teacher at Warrenton Elementary School; and

            WHEREAS, in 1968, Lee Bell left Fauquier County for a period of one year to serve as an Elementary School Principal in Warren County; and

            WHEREAS, in 1969, Lee Bell returned to Fauquier County Public Schools to serve as the Elementary School Principal at P. B. Smith Elementary School in Warrenton, Virginia; and

            WHEREAS, upon the opening of the newly built C. Hunter Ritchie Elementary School in the fall of 1990, Lee Bell began his service as C. Hunter Ritchieís first and only Principal; and

            WHEREAS, in June of 2003, Lee Bell will have completed forty (40) years of service in Public School education; and

            WHEREAS, during his tenure with Fauquier County Public Schools, Lee Bell has provided a safe, caring and excellent educational atmosphere for students; and

WHEREAS, in November 2002, Lee Bell was the recipient of the Washington Postís Distinguished Educational Leadership Award; now, therefore, be it

            PROCLAIMED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of December 2002, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby express its appreciation for the many contributions of Lee Bell in providing outstanding educational services for the students of Fauquier County; and, be it

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

 

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Raymond E. Graham

Chairman of the Board