ConnectEd 2020-21 // Issue III - Page 8

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Board of Trustees
Robert Selders Jr . President
Jamie Miller Vice President
Wes Johnson Secretary
Linda Griffin Assistant Secretary
Larry Glick Member
Johnny Beach Member
Superintendent
Dr . Ricardo López
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Jennifer Colunga
Robert Selders Jr .
Alina Dam
Joe Castillo
Dr . Amber Hope
Realtor Rogers Healy and Associates
“ Diversity in our school district and communities prepares our children for success in the future . Embracing diversity will allow them to connect their own lives to the lives of their peers and find the best method to work together .”
President Garland ISD Board of Trustees
“ As a proud father of current GISD students and a business owner in Garland , I believe respecting , embracing , and celebrating diverse cultural and social groups helps prepare our students for more effective global citizenry and reaffirms their dignity as human beings every day .”
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Senior Garland High School
“ Garland ISD has done an incredible job fostering a welcoming community for students of all backgrounds . It ’ s imperative that diversity is celebrated in our district and communities as it contributes to positive academic experiences and empowers us to love and respect one another !”
Head Football Coach North Garland High School
“ In my experience as a coach , mentor and teacher , diversity must be celebrated . Diversity is important for a number of reasons . It helps overcome stereotypes . It builds cultural awareness . It discourages racism , and most importantly , it encourages unity .”
Principal Hudson Middle School
“ It is so important to celebrate the beautiful diversity within # GarlandUSA , our surrounding communities , and Hudson Middle School daily . Celebrating diversity provides rich traditions , fosters a sense of belonging , creates unity , and ensures our students and staff feel loved and appreciated ! Diversity makes the world a better place .”
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