John Floyd to be Honored by City Schools


John Floyd will join an elite group of civic leaders to be honored by The City Schools Foundation for their support of public education at the 10th Annual Excellence in Education Celebration on Feb 3, 2017. Floyd was instrumental in the creation of The City Schools Foundation.

Former honorees include Ed and Andrea Loughry, Tommy and Jeannie Bragg, Dr. Sidney and Elizabeth McPhee, Dr. Susan Andrews, John Hood, Rhea Seddon and “Hoot” Gibson, Gloria and Ted LaRoche, Joyce Taylor and Bart Gordon.

Floyd has affected the Murfreesboro community by supporting many youth focused non-profits including Boys and Girls Clubs, Discovery Center, Special Kids, Child Advocacy Center and The City Schools Foundation. Additionally, Floyd was honored as the 2015 Business Legend of the Year by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce.
Reservations for the Celebration are now available including individual tickets at $250 and sponsorships beginning at $1,500.

The event will spotlight Cason Lane Academy. Cason Lane boasts nearly 800 students and is located in the heart of the Cason Lane area. Shavon Davis-Louis, Principal and Tiffany Strevel, Assistant Principal serve as the administrative team for the school.
Most recently, The City Schools Foundation gave over $50,000 to Murfreesboro City Schools in the form of teacher grants. The Foundation will also give $24,000 this year to schools for parity grants.

The City Schools Foundation, is a group of civic and business leaders banding together to benefit Murfreesboro City Schools’ pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade students.
The gala will be held at Stones River Country Club. Chairs for the event are Ben and Maggie Parsley. This is the second year that Ben and Maggie have served as chairs for Excellence in Education.

For additional information, please call 893-2313 or any member of the City Schools Foundation Trustees. Murfreesboro City Schools is a district of twelve schools committed to the academic and personal success of each child.

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