NO. R-123.† House concurrent resolution honoring Terrance Evarts of Waltham as the Vermont recipient of the National Distinguished Principals Award for Elementary School Principals.
Offered by:† Representatives Sharpe of Bristol, Clark of Vergennes, Fisher of Lincoln and Houston of Ferrisburgh.
Offered by:† Senator Ayer of Addison County and Senator Gossens of Addison County
Whereas, each year, one elementary school principal in every state is honored as the recipient of the National Distinguished Principals Award for Elementary School Principals, and
Whereas, in 2002, Terrance Evarts, whose remarkable 35‑year tenure as supervising principal of the Bristol Elementary School has consisted of many outstanding educational accomplishments, was deservedly honored as the Vermont recipient of this special recognition, and
Whereas, he was educated in Vermont, having graduated from the Beeman Academy in New Haven and subsequently earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Vermont, and
Whereas, Terrance Evarts has been a leader in many professional organizations, including the Vermont Principals Association, the National Association of Elementary School Principals and the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, and
Whereas, the Addison Northeast School District has twice, in 1991 and in 2002, named him as the recipient of its District Education Recognition Award, and
Whereas, he has been an Addison County 4-H leader and a member of the University of Vermontís Advisory Board for Extension Services in Addison County, and
Whereas, his public service has extended far beyond the classrooms of Bristol Elementary School as he has served the town of Waltham as the municipalityís representative to the Vergennes Union High School Board, as a lister, planning commission and zoning board member, a selectboard member and a justice of the peace, and
Whereas, his youthful roots as a farmer remain a fundamental part of his life, and
Whereas, he and his wife of over 40 years, Lucille, are the proud parents of four daughters and one son and have two grandsons, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly congratulates Terrance Evarts on his designation as the 2002 Vermont recipient of the National Distinguished Principals Award for Elementary School Principals, and be it further
Resolved:† That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Terrance Evarts in Waltham.