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School Board Recognitions July 9, 2019

Legislative Delegation Attends Board Meeting

Members of the Paulding County state Legislative Delegation attended the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting to share an update from the recent legislative session at the state Capitol and its impact on education.

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State Sen. Mike Dugan (right, at podium) provides the Board of Education an overview of legislative accomplishments achieved during the 2019 session. With Sen. Dugan are (from left) state Representatives Micah Gravley, Joseph Gullett, and Martin Momtahan.


Basketball Recognitions

Prior to the legislative update, the Board of Education and the lawmakers formally recognized the county's top basketball performers from the 2018-2019 season and presented a resolution for the Basketball Players of the Year, New Players of the Year, and Coaches of the Year. Those recognized included:

Erial Owens, Hiram High School

Imani Smith, Hiram High School

John Cook, Paulding County High School

Jacob Harris, North Paulding High School

Coach Ryan Dyer, North Paulding High School

Coach Scott Green, North Paulding High School

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Members of the Board of Education, along with state lawmakers, recognized the performance of the county's top basketball players and coaches at the July 9, 2019 meeting.


Reception With Lawmakers, District Staff

Prior to the meeting, state Reps. Micah Gravley, Joseph Gullett, and Martin Momtahan, along with state Sen. Mike Dugan, joined school district central office staff at a reception.

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State Sen. Mike Dugan, left, talks with Amy Penn, Executive Director of Student Services, at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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State Rep. Micah Gravley chats with school district administrators Gary Plunkett, Executive Director of Middle Schools, center, and Julie Ragsdale, Executive Director of Technology, at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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State Rep. Joseph Gullett, left, and Superintendent Dr. Brian Otott discuss the upcoming school year at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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State Rep. Martin Momtahan, right, shares a laugh with Board of Education Chairman Jeff Fuller at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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State Rep. Micah Gravley, left, is engaged in conversation with Board Member Jason Anavitarte, center, and DeeCarol White, Executive Director of Human Resources, at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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State Sen. Mike Dugan, right, converses with Superintendent Dr. Brian Otott, left, and Board Member John Dean, center, at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.

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Don Breedlove, Executive Director of School Safety & Operations, discusses education issues with state Sen. Mike Dugan at a reception prior to the July 9, 2019 Board of Education meeting.