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Burnet CISD creating hall of honor to recognize distinguished Bulldogs

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF

BURNET — Since Keith McBurnett became superintendent of Burnet Consolidated Independent School District in 2012, people have shared with him the achievements of graduates, retired teachers, administrators, board members, athletes and sports teams.

And that made him consider how the district could honor them. He realized a perfect way was to create a hall of honor. McBurnett shared the idea with the BCISD trustees during a regular board meeting Oct. 21.

“We’re in the planning stages,” he said. “I shared with the board the number of graduates who’ve gone on and done great things. What a great opportunity to be able to honor and talk about some good news of BCISD.”

Board members Jeff Hullum, Jim Luther and Charles Williams volunteered to serve on the planning committee.

Once McBurnett has enough members on the committee, they’ll begin the process of deciding how to honor distinguished Bulldogs.

“They seem very enthusiastic about it,” the superintendent said. “I can’t wait to get started.”

The board also approved a facility-use rate sheet for the campus auditoriums, cafeteria, board room, classrooms, gymnasiums, kitchens and parking lots with fees ranging from $20 to $800.

But the board voted not to charge for using the old high school softball and practice fields.

“I think they heard concerns about limiting use of those things if there was a fee,” McBurnett said.

The superintendent’s BCISD fall community forum is rescheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 4 at the central office board room, 208 E. Brier St.

jfierro@thepicayune.com

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