By Erin Goad
Special to the News-Times
SHEPHERD — In a display of appreciation, Shepherd ISD came together at the January board meeting to celebrate School Board Recognition Month.
The presentation was a tribute to the individuals who play a vital role in shaping the future of education in the district. Tokens of appreciation included gift baskets, and potted plants from the high school’s floral department were presented to the members.
One of highlights of the evening was a special dinner prepared and served by the Shepherd High School culinary students. The talented young chefs, led by teachers Ginger Pippen and Lindsey Swiech, showcased their culinary skills by crafting a delicious meal, allowing the board members to enjoy a dining experience. It was a true testament to the dedication and talent present within Shepherd ISD.
Dr. Jason Hewitt, Shepherd ISD superintendent, expressed his gratitude during the event saying, “Our board of managers are the unsung heroes of our district. They work behind the scenes to provide the best possible education for our students. This recognition is a small token of our appreciation for their hard work and dedication.”
The meeting was attended by community members, educators and students, all coming together to recognize the valuable contributions of the board. It served as a reminder of the crucial role these leaders play in ensuring that Shepherd ISD continues to uphold their commitment to providing high-quality education and ensuring a brighter future for all its students.