Worthington Board of Education president Gary Tyack graduated from high school more than 40 years ago, so he frankly admitted to having no memory of a single test he took.
does have vivid and fond recollections of lots of teachers, administrators, guidance counselors and others who helped educate him as he
was growing up.
"I confess that I could not remember the name of a single board of education member," Tyack said to laughter at last week's Convocation ceremony to officially mark the start of the Worthington Schools' 2006-2007 academic year.
remarks to remind district personnel assembled in the auditorium of Thomas Worthington High School
of the impact they will have on students long after the last test is taken, the final bus ride is over, when meals served in the cafeteria are but a dim memory.
The theme for the Aug. 23 Convocation was "The Lessons of the Past Inspire Our Vision for the Future," and it was an appropriate one, the board president said.
"The true lessons of the past, present and future are here in this room," Tyack
told the instructors and other district employees.
"Thanks for all you do for the students," he