Citrus School District honors Former Superintendents

Citrus School District honors Former Superintendents

Former Superintendents Honored in CeremonyIt was a wonderful event on Thursday afternoon honoring some of the good and caring people that worked to education our Citrus students.

So many magnificent words were shared by and about these inspiring leaders.  I encourage you to read Chronicle reporter Eryn Worthington’s article below on the event.

During this event the portraits of each of these honored Leaders were unveiled and were then hung permanently in the new Hall of Fame wall at the Citrus School’s District Service Center at 1007 W. Main Street in Inverness.

Special thanks to Superintendent Sam Himmel for developing the Wall of Fame and having this event.

ChronicleOnline: District honors leaders

Wall of Fame recognizes past school superintendents

By Eryn Worthington

The history of a strong foundation of leaders is what created the successes of the Citrus County School District today.

That’s what community leaders and educators preached Thursday when recognizing five superintendents from the past 46 years. They were honored in front of former colleagues, friends and family members at the unveiling of the Superintendent’s Wall of Fame ceremony at Withlacoochee Technical Institute.

Presenters each spoke of their memories of their designated former superintendent.

Ed Murphy was the first to give a personal testimony. He was he joined by the late Roger Weaver’s family.

“He was loved for his educational insight and his humbleness to the employees of the Citrus County School Board,” Murphy said. “When needed, Mr. Weaver was an enforcer capable of authoritative steel. He also had an idea that it was OK to dream big and a desire to give back to the community in an area that he loved.

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