January is Thank a School Board Member Month

 In a climate of change and challenge, they develop policies and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues that affect the entire community and the lives of individual students.
They bear responsibility and oversight in Mineral Wells ISD for an annual budget 32 million; 3,295 students, in grades Pre-K to 12th grade; more than 500 employees; and 6 campuses.

“Preparing today’s students to be productive citizens and the leaders of tomorrow is a tremendous task. As elected officials, school board members are the voice of their communities, serving first and foremost in the best interest of our schoolchildren,” said Mr. Kuhn. “We proudly salute these education advocates as they provide vision and leadership for student achievement, academic programs, district funding, and school facilities. Their service ensures that decisions about local public schools are made by those most familiar with the needs of our community’s children and families,” said Kuhn. “These dedicated individuals deserve recognition and thanks for their unfailing commitment to the continuing success of our students now and in the future.”

The men and women serving Mineral Wells ISD are: President Maria Jones, Vice-President Sunny Lee, Secretary Scott Elder, and board members Lauretta Poole, Joe Ruelas, Greg Malone, and Donna Henderson.

“Great leadership always begins with a willing heart, a positive attitude, and a desire to make a difference. Please join us as we applaud these local leaders for helping our kids soar to success,” said Kuhn.
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