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BREAKING: 8-12-08 Welcome Reception Held for New Caddo School Supt. Dr. Gerald Dawkins
Wednesday, Aug 13, 2008 3:50am

SHREVEPORT, LA (By: Tom Pace, Talk of the Town) EDUCATION NEWS 6pm 8-12-08   “This work is not for wimps,” said newly hired Caddo School Superintendent Dr. Gerald Dawkins at his official Welcome Reception this Tuesday, August 12th,  at the Caddo School Board offices on Midway Street, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

(Click here to listen to the Welcome Reception, and Dr. Dawkins remarks recorded by Tom Pace from “The Talk of the Town.”) 

Dawkins mantra that he repeated several times is, “Children first, Children first.” Dr. Dawkins challenged those educators and school board personnel with these words: “If you’re in it, you better be in it to stay,” quickly adding, “Don’t let this bow tie fool you.” 

 

The Welcome Reception was emceed by Mrs. Burnadine Moss Anderson, Dr. Dawkins Executive Assistant. Also participating in the program were Dr. Gregory Hunt, Pastor of First Baptist Broadmoor, and Mrs. Bonita Crawford, 1st Vice President of the Caddo School Board. 

 

Caddo School Board President Willie Burton officially introduced Dr. Dawkins to the assembled audience of school board members, teachers, office personnel, and members of the community.


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