MV Board of Trustees Member Resigns, Applications Being Accepted
The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation Board of Trustees is announcing the resignation of Mr. Tony May, a dedicated trustee who has contributed significantly to the mission and growth of Mt. Vernon schools. After more than 11 years of school board service, May has decided to resign for personal health reasons. The MVCSC Board of Trustees express their profound gratitude for May’s selfless dedication and immeasurable value to the district.
The MVCSC Board of Trustees is now accepting applications from individuals who are passionate about the Mt. Vernon mission and committed to providing academic excellence and growth for all students. The selected candidate will fill the remainder of May’s term through December 2024.
Mr. May shared, “It has been a pleasure to serve for the past 11+ years with people who share my belief in the importance of public education for the children of our community. I am so proud of everything we have accomplished, including facing the financial challenges, addressing the tremendous growth, pivoting during COVID, the numerous building projects, supporting our teachers and staff and the many challenges we have faced together. I have no doubt the success will continue.”
Mr. Chad Gray, president of the MVCSC Board of Trustees, stated, “On behalf of the Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation Board of Trustees, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Tony for his outstanding service, dedication and leadership that has left an enduring mark on our district. His contributions, whether through policy development, budget oversight or personal involvement in school events, have enriched the lives of countless individuals and contributed immensely to the growth and success of our schools. His legacy will continue to inspire us as we work to provide the best education for our students. Tony's unwavering commitment to Mt. Vernon has exemplified the qualities of a dedicated public servant and we are truly grateful for his service in our community.”
Superintendent Dr. Parker commented, “Tony’s unwavering dedication and commitment to the Mt. Vernon community is inspiring. His legacy, built over years of tireless service, is a testament to his support of our students and the betterment of our community. His vision and leadership on the board have helped shape the district’s growth and guide it toward excellence. We are grateful for Tony’s years of service and wish him all the best in his future.”
The deadline to submit an application is noon on November 5. The corporation does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or other protected characteristics.