NO. R-281. House concurrent resolution honoring Robert F. Stevens for his outstanding career in public education.
Offered by: Representatives Barnard of Richmond, Dostis of Waterbury, Frank of Underhill, Minter of Waterbury and Symington of Jericho.
Whereas, Robert Stevens is one of the outstanding high school principals in the state of Vermont, and
Whereas, he graduated from Peoples Academy in Morrisville, and then he moved up the road to Johnson State College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in 1969, and
Whereas, the following year, Robert Stevens was awarded a master’s degree in education from Springfield College, and
Whereas, in 1974, after completing service in the United States Army, Robert Stevens began his career in public education as a vocational guidance coordinator at Randolph Union High School, and
Whereas, while on the Randolph Union High School faculty, he also served as the school’s basketball coach, and
Whereas, in 1975, Robert Stevens was appointed assistant principal at Milton High School, and
Whereas, he also continued his interest in interscholastic athletics, assuming the role of varsity soccer coach, and
Whereas, the Milton School Board was extremely impressed with his performance as assistant principal, and after only one year on the job, Robert Stevens was promoted to the position of principal, and
Whereas, in 1983, Milton said farewell to Robert Stevens as he moved south to become principal at Mt. Mansfield Union High School, and
Whereas, over the next 22 years, while at Mt. Mansfield Union High School, he served as a role model for principals throughout Vermont, and
Whereas, Robert Stevens was extremely active in the management of interscholastic sports in Vermont, including serving as president of the Vermont Hockey League, and
Whereas, he has also served on the New England School Evaluation Committee and Johnson State College’s President’s Advisory Board, and
Whereas, after over 30 years as a public educator in Vermont, Robert Stevens will be retiring this year, now therefore be it
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:
That the General Assembly honors Robert Stevens for his outstanding career in public education, and be it further
Resolved: That the secretary of state be directed to send a copy of this resolution to Robert Stevens at Mt. Mansfield Union High School.
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