News Release: VSBA Quarter Century Award Announced
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News Release

For Immediate Release

November 15, 2023



Gina Patterson, executive director

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Southampton County School Board Member Received VSBA Quarter Century Award

Recognized for 25 consecutive years of school board service

Charlottesville, VA – This afternoon, at the awards luncheon during the Virgina School Boards Association (VSBA) Annual Convention, Dr. Deborah Goodwyn of Southampton County Public Schools was presented with the VSBA Quarter Century Award in recognition of her 25 years of consecutive service on her school board. Dr. Goodwyn was also recognized during the VSBA’s Opening General Session. Thank you to Grimm + Parker for sponsoring this year’s award.

“It is an honor to present Dr. Goodwyn with the VSBA Quarter Century Award,” said David Woodard, President of the VSBA, “Her dedication to the youth in her community and the Commonwealth of Virginia is admirable.”

About the Virginia School Boards Association

The Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through advocacy, training, and services. The Association offers conferences, information, training, and counseling designed to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s educational leaders.


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