The Clinton Public School District's 50th Anniversary Steering Committee dedicated a Verdin post clock located at Lion's Club Park in Olde Towne Clinton on Sunday, March 28, 2021.
Money for the clock was raised by community members and Clinton Public Schools alumni and was installed by CPSD maintenance staff.
Members of the Clinton High School band played the National Anthem, and local Boy Scouts served as the color guard.
Speaker of the House and Clinton alum Philip Gunn addressed those gathered on the importance of investing in the public education of Clinton’s students as the district ventures into its next 50 years.
Clinton Public School District’s first Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Virgil Belue, presented a time capsule not to be opened until the 2069-2070 school, CPSD’s 100th Anniversary.
The dedication was attended by members of the school district and community as well as the five individuals who have served as CPSD Superintendent: Dr. Belue, Dr. Randy McCoy, Dr. Tommye Henderson, Dr. Phil Burchfield and Dr. Tim Martin.
CPSD's Superintendents (l-r) Dr. Belue, Dr. McCoy, Dr. Henderson, Dr. Burchfield, Dr. Martin.
Steering Committee Chairperson Barbie Ferguson.
Steering Committee Member Judge Kenny Lewis.
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