March is Academic Recognition Month in Columbia, per a proclamation Columbia Mayor Pam Hoots signed Tuesday.
Hoots visited the Adair County Board of Education Tuesday afternoon to sign the proclamation; present individual awards of achievement to elementary, middle, and high school academic team members; and offer words of encouragement to the students.
The mayor was joined by Adair County Supt. Dr. Pam Stephens, academic team coaches from the three schools, and each of the team members. “I’m so excited to be here and honor you all for your success,” Hoots told the students.
The proclamation reads as follows:
Whereas, the City of Columbia would like to recognize students in the local school system for their academic achievements;
Whereas, we want to acknowledge the honors received by the academic teams of Adair County High School, Adair County Middle School, and Adair County Elementary School (and virtual students) in Columbia and Adair County.
Whereas, these teams and individuals have brought recognition to our local community;
Whereas, we want to recognize the schools, the teachers, the academic instructors and coaches, and the students;
Therefore, the month of March, 2022, has been proclaimed as Academic Recognition Month in Columbia, Kentucky.
Individual team members are listed below:
Coaches: Jeana Pike and Lisa Newell-Hare
Coaches: Mattie Harmon, Keaton Coomer, and Jeremy Costello
Coach: Brett Reliford