RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-738
A resolution recognizing and congratulating Nicole Rivers on being chosen the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 2009-2010 “Teacher of the Year” representative from Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
WHEREAS, Nicole Rivers, educator at Lakeview Elementary Design Center has devoted her career to providing the highest quality education for Tennessee’s students and is well deserving of this recognition; and
WHEREAS, Nicole Rivers was selected by her colleagues as “Teacher of the Year” at Lakeview Elementary Design Center, an honor most befitting her outstanding tenure as a teacher as it recognizes the positive influence she has on so many young lives; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Rivers graduated from Woodward Academy High School; she went on to earn her Bachelors Degree from Vanderbilt University; and
WHEREAS, Nicole Rivers brings enthusiasm and energy to her students, has an excellent repertoire of teaching strategies, creativity, innovation, and vision that has brought invaluable assets to not only the classroom but to Lakeview Elementary Design Center Elementary; and
WHEREAS, Nicole Rivers has served 6 years educating the boys and girls in the Metropolitan Nashville Public schools, 5 years here at Lakeview and her first year at Cockrill Elementary; and
WHEREAS, a dedicated and passionate educator, Nicole Rivers gives of herself outside the classroom in numerous capacities including serving on a number of professional organizations including serving as Chairman of the Read Me Week Committee, she serves on the Parent Involvement Committee, works after school with the Reading and Writing Enrichment Club, helped start the school newspaper and participates in school activities such as Skate Night, Pancake Night and countless others (including boy scout derby races, etc.) and is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church; and
WHEREAS, Nicole is an extremely talented and compassionate educator who works assiduously to motivate her students to reach their full potential, both as scholars and as citizens; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes and congratulates, Nicole Rivers on being named the 2009-2010 “Teacher of the Year” for Lakeview Elementary Design Center and commend you for your exceptional service to you students, and saluting your professional expertise while wishing you all the best.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing and congratulating Nicole Rivers on being chosen the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools 2009-2010 “Teacher of the Year” representative from Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council Office is directed to prepare a copy of this Resolution to be presented to Nicole Rivers, first grade teacher, at Lakeview Elementary Design Center.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Vivian Wilhoite
|Referred:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||May 5, 2009|
|Adopted:||May 5, 2009|
|Approved:||May 7, 2009|