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School Board Recognition Week is Feb. 25-29

The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 25-29 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society.

The Minnesota School Boards Association has set Feb. 25-29 as School Board Recognition Week in Minnesota as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society.

The Cloquet School District is joining with other districts throughout the state to recognize the important contributions board members make to communities.

"Minnesotans benefit every day from the dedicated energies and countless hours devoted by these public servants," said Superintendent Ken Scarbrough. "School board members unselfishly contribute their time and talents toward the advancement of public education. They represent a continuing commitment to local citizen control and decision making in public education."

The men and women serving our district and their years of service are as follows:

  • Gary Huard, board chair (Jan. 1, 2004 - Jan. 1, 2009)
  • Stephanie Hammitt, board clerk (April 11, 2005 - Jan. 1, 2011)
  • Jim Crowley, board member (Jan. 1, 2004 - Jan. 1, 2009)
  • Duane Buytaert, board treasurer (Jan. 1, 2006 - Jan. 1, 2009)
  • Sandy Crowley, board member (Jan. 1, 2006 - Jan. 1, 2011)
  • Ron Gittings, board member (Sept. 24, 2007 - Jan. 1, 2009).
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