SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 57
(By Senators Chafin, Plymale, Kessler (Mr. President), Klempa, Wills, Stollings and Prezioso)
Congratulating the Wayne County High School Career Technical Education programs in Spring Valley, Tolsia and Wayne High Schools for receiving Exemplary Accreditation Status for the third year in a row.
Whereas, Spring Valley, Tolsia and Wayne High Schools have received Exemplary Accreditation Status for the third year in a row, with Spring Valley receiving this status for the fourth straight year. The West Virginia Department of Education and the Office of Performance Audits have declared that Wayne County has made state history by being the only county to ever have all three of its Career and Technical Education centers achieve such a level of achievement; and
Whereas, The Exemplary Status Accreditation is achieved by meeting the Career and Technical proficiency standards, which are a minimum of seventy percent of proficiency standards across all concentrations; having a ninety percent placement rate; and a sixty -five percent in-field job placement and continuing education rate, among other requirements. Additionally, this status concludes that Wayne County schools not only met this criteria, but they were also noted as being in the top ten percent of Career and Technical Schools in the state; and
Whereas, Sandra Pertee, Career Technical Education Director received a "Shining Star" Award for all of the hard work, dedication and leadership she has provided to Career and Technical Education since becoming Career Technical Education Director. She, along with all of the following deserve recognition for this outstanding achievement: Director Gary Adkins, Superintendent of Wayne County Schools, Mike Rutherford, Assistant Superintendent of Wayne County Schools, Dr. Kevin Smith, Director of Wayne County Secondary Schools, Mary Lou Perry, Director of Wayne County Middle Schools, Kim Hensley, Wayne County Career and Technical Administrative Professional, Clinton Burch, Assistant Principal of Spring Valley High School, Velvet Kelly, Assistant Principal of Wayne High School, Jim Hensley & Hugh Roberts, Wayne County Career and Technical Center Coaches, Matt Stanley, Principal of Tolsia High School, and Wayne Williamson, Career and Technical Education Parent Booster; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate:
That the Senate congratulates the Wayne County High School Career Technical Education programs in Spring Valley, Tolsia and Wayne High Schools for receiving Exemplary Accreditation Status for the third year in a row; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Clerk is hereby directed to forward a copy of this resolution to each of the three high schools, together with copies to each of the individuals named in this resolution.