School Board Member Recognition Month

Governor Mike Beebe has declared the month of January, 2014, as Arkansas School Board Member Recognition Month in the state of Arkansas.  In a proclamation from the Governor’s Office, Beebe said:

“Arkansas school-board members contribute countless hours to fulfilling their roles and responsibilities in setting the mission for their districts; establishing and enforcing policies; overseeing school district finance to ensure alignment with academic and facility needs and goals; hiring and evaluating superintendents; and approving the selection of curricula to make certain that students are offered and taught required courses of study.”

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The Smackover School District would like to thank the current school board members who have volunteered their time:

005Zone 1 – Don Thomas

003Zone 2 – Joe Bates, President

001Zone 3- Lynn Birchfield, Secretary

006Zone 4 – Jerry Hegwood

002Zone 5 – Chris Long

004Zone 6 – Heather Preston

007Zone 7 – Jeremy Ward