BRIDGES Welcomes New Members to Board of Trustees

Posted by michael on Jan 31, 2014

The staff and current members of the BRIDGES Board of Trustees are happy to welcome four new members — Samuel King, John Lacy, Richard White and Webb Wilson. Samuel King is the senior vice president of Mid-South Diversity Banking/Business Banking Divisions for First Tennessee and he’s currently a Bridge Builders parent. John Lacy is the vice president of Human Resources and the Center for Training and Organizational Development for Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation. Richard White is the vice president of Properties and Business Development for the Memphis and Shelby County Airport Authority and he’s a Bridge Builders parent. Webb Wilson is the vice president of Kemmons Wilson, Inc. and an alumnus of the

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Effort to Have Voices Heard Pays Off For Bridge Builders CHANGE SCS Board of Education Approves Policy That Establishes District-Wide Student Congress

Posted by michael on Dec 02, 2013

Students from the Bridge Builders® CHANGE program were able to enjoy the fruit of their labor Tuesday evening when the Shelby County Board of Education voted to approve a policy that will allow SCS students to establish a district-wide Student Congress as a mechanism for increasing students’ voices in the district.  The policy, which applies to 8th grade middle school students and 11th and 12th grade high school students, is expected to enhance the educational experience of students and allow the Board to gain greater insight into educational needs from the student’s point of view.    Bridge Builders CHANGE students began working with other youth oriented organizations on the idea

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