HENRY COUNTY, GA- May 22, 2020-- The Henry County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation recognizing Henry County High School seniors, congratulating them on the occasion of their graduation. The action came at the May 19 Commission meeting.

The proclamation read in part, “WHEREAS, We recognize the exceptional resiliency and accomplishments of our Henry County Schools students who are part of each Senior Class of 2020 in Dutchtown High School, Eagle’s Landing High School, EXCEL Academy, Hampton High School, Locust Grove High School, Luella High School, McDonough High School, Ola High School, Stockbridge High School, Union Grove High School, and Woodland High School…”

Chair June Wood extended her congratulatory remarks.

“Our hats are off to all of the seniors. We appreciate what our school system and Board of Education is doing to applaud those of the class of 2020 who are graduating,” said Wood. “It is appropriate that on behalf of the commissioners that we do applaud you too. We wish you the very best in your future successes after high school and again congratulations to the Senior Class of 2020.  

The Board also designated the week of May 17 through the 23, 2020 as Emergency Medical Services Week. 

The emergency medical services system consists of emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, firefighters, educators and administrators. As a vital public service, the members of the Henry County Fire Department provide lifesaving care to those in need twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
“In the midst of COVID-19, we need to applaud all of those in our fire department, as well as the emergency management team,” said Wood. “Thank you for all that you do and all that you continue to do especially as we navigate through the coronavirus pandemic.”

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