Among the many insights offered during a strategic planning session held a week ago by Tucson Unified School District leaders, a common message emerged: It takes a community to create successful schools.
Rick Myers is alerted to his selection as Man of the Year just outside the BIO5 Institute at the University of Arizona. Suzanne McFarlin, executive director of Greater Tucson Leadership, notified Myers, who is currently chairman of the Arizona Board of Regents.
Summing up quickly what Rick Myers, Colleen Niccum and Tom Chandler have done for the community would be difficult. In fact, a whole evening could be spent honoring and thanking this trio, who are the recipients of this year's Greater Tucson Leadership awards for service.