For Immediate Release
March 15, 2016
Contact: Carmen Stewart
Miami Lakes, FL - The Miami Lakes Town Council recognized the Principals and Administrators of area schools at the March 2nd Council meeting for their continued dedication and outstanding achievement. The Special Recognition’s were given to school leaders in attendance from Barbara Goleman Senior High, Bob Graham Education Center, Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High, Miami Lakes K-8, Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, and Miami Lakes Middle School. Mr. Joaquin Hernandez, Principal of Barbara Goleman was awarded a Proclamation for his exceptional contribution to Barbara Goleman Senior High in making it an ”A” school for the first time. “Education is the key to success and all of our schools and educators deserve thanks for educating our children” said Mayor Michael Pizzi.
Special Recognitions were also awarded to 2 student groups including the Bobcat Law Society and the Bobcat Dance Team, both from Bob Graham Education Center for their achievements in recent competitions.
“It was well deserved to honor these educators as they contribute so much to the fabric of our community,” said Councilman Ceasar Mestre. “It’s important to also recognize, foster, and promote outstanding student leadership as well as their academic achievements, and these children are certainly deserving of such acknowledgment. Our town is proud of their commitment and continued exceptional accomplishments”.
In addition, Mrs. Vivian Satiesteban-Pardo, North Region Superintendent and Mr. Jose Bueno, Region Director, were recognized for their continuous support in making certain that all areas are carefully and equally monitored to ensure that children are given the absolute best environment for academic success.
“Every morning, we entrust the care and education of our children to the teachers and administrators of our Miami Lakes schools. Our children spend the majority of their days with their teachers and friends. That is no easy task and one that is often under-appreciated,” said Councilman Tony Lama. “This was our way of saying thank you and to recognize the great work they are doing with our children. We continue to have some of the best schools in Miami Dade County right in our town”.