ADOPTED RESOLUTION IN MEMORY OF BARBARA FANNIN
WHEREAS, Barbara Fannin, an Information Specialist with the State Department of Education, died unexpectedly and tragically on November 24, 1998; and
WHEREAS, she was a graduate of Troy State University and joined the Department’s Information and Communications staff in June of 1985; and
WHEREAS, she was a hardworking and conscientious employee for more than 13 years, working to publicize and polish the image of the Department and public education not for personal gain, but for the benefit of others, especially the children; and
WHEREAS, with every assignment, she expected the most of herself and of everyone around her, and her colleagues recognized her full commitment and total dedication to the task at hand; and
WHEREAS, her accomplishments included Alabama’s State Teacher of the Year Program, the Department newsletter - Alabama Education News, and being named Employee of the Quarter in July 1998:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education does hereby gratefully acknowledge Miss Fannin’s years of service and posthumously commend her for her dedication and talents which will be greatly missed; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the State Board of Education does hereby express its sincere sense of loss and sympathy to the members of the Fannin family and does hereby direct that a copy of this resolution be presented to the family of Barbara Fannin.