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Dr. Viox named TN School Board Member of the Year

Dr. Viox named TN School Board Member of the Year
Posted on 11/16/2019
Nashville, Tennessee - During its annual convention, the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) named seven outstanding school board members to the All Tennessee School Board.

Members of the board were selected by a panel of judges. Following are the criteria for this award:

-Must have achieved Level IV in the TSBA Boardsmanship award program
-Quality of service with emphasis on the previous 12 months
-Participation in board development activities with emphasis on the previous 12 months
-Specific accomplishments of the local board of education during the nominee’s term on the board
-Leadership activities at the local, regional, or state level

The All Tennessee School Board nominee that receives the highest collective ranking by the judges is the recipient of the School Board Member of the Year/C. Hal Henard Distinguished Service Award. This person serves as the chairman of the All Tennessee School Board.

Dr. Dale Viox was named the 2019 Tennessee School Board Member of the Year /C. Hal Henard Distinguished Service Award Winner and will serve as Chairman of the All Tennessee School Board. Dale is the 37th person to receive this award. “Dr. Viox has worked tirelessly to advocate for the students of Arlington Community Schools as well as students throughout the state of Tennessee”, stated a fellow school board member.

Superintendent Tammy Mason said, “Dr. Viox was instrumental in the formation of our school system. Taking on the task of forming a new school district was most challenging, this had not taken place in our state for decades. He lead this work collaboratively with colleagues and the Superintendent in developing 200 plus policies within a six-month period. Locally, you see Dr. Viox engaged in the community in which he serves. He contributes greatly to our district, including in our monthly meetings, being both knowledgeable and well-prepared. He has continued to be a staunch advocate of public schools!”