The Missouri School Boards Assn. (MSBA) announced that NKC Schools Board of Education was one of six districts statewide to win an OBOE award. The district won the Outstanding Board of Education (OBOE) award for the Budget and Facilities category.
At left are Spencer Fields, Melissa Roberts, Terry Ward, Dixie Youngers, Terry Stone, Tammy Henderson and Joe Jacobs. (Click on photos to enlarge.)
MSBA announced earlier that 170 districts of Missouri's 561 districts were eligible to compete in the first five of six categories.
Those first five categories included Budget and Facilities, Governance, High Quality Staff, Parent and Community Engagement, and Student Achievement. The sixth category of School Turnaround had separate criteria to be met for qualification.
CFO Paul Harrell, member Dixie Youngers, Treasurer Terry Ward and Asst. Supt. Dan Clemens, Administrative Services, accepted the award at the MSBA awards ceremony. Ward and Youngers had presented earlier to the MSBA panel of judges.
To learn more about the Outstanding Board of Education awards, go to www.msbanet.org or specifically to: http://www.msbanet.org/programs-a-services/awards-scholarships.html