05-26-2009 Special School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #41


Title
Naming the Melbourne High School Football Field/Gymnasium Area the "Dr. Thomas W. McIntyre Athletic Complex"

Discussion

The Melbourne High School Advisory Council, students, faculty and staff are requesting that the football field/new gymnasium area at the school be named after Dr. Thomas W. McIntyre.  Dr. McIntyre was a Melbourne High School teacher/coach (1978-1986), assistant principal (1986-1988), and principal (1999-2003).

Dr. McIntyre was an exceptional educator, an outstanding leader and a person committed to the best interests of students whom he served.  During his 30 year career, Dr. McIntyre served Brevard County as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal and area superintendent.  Every position he held was served in an exemplary manner.

It is requested that the Melbourne High School football field/new gymnasium area be named the "Dr. Thomas W. McIntyre Athletic Complex".



Recommendation
Hold Public Hearing and approve the request to name the Melbourne High School football field/gymnasium area the "Dr. Thomas W. McIntyre Athletic Complex".

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 3/24/2009
Action4/28/2009
Public Hearing5/26/2009

Authority for Action
School Board Policy 7250 -- Commemoration of School Facilities

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

James M. Willcoxon, Principal, Melbourne High School -- 952-5880

Cyndi Van Meter, Area I Superintendent -- 254-0340




Attachment:  MHS - McIntyre.pdf