Update to the Naming of the Administration on Campbell Avenue and CTE Center adjacent to William Fleming
On Tuesday, April 11, the School Board approved the Naming Committee's recommendations for the Administration Building on Campbell Avenue and the new Career & Technical Education (CTE) Center adjacent to William Fleming High School.Based on the feedback received, the Naming Committee recommended naming each building along specific areas within each building to honor these individuals.
The William B. Robertson Administration BuildingWithin the Building:• The Doris Ennis School Board Meeting Chambers• The E. Wayne Harris Professional Learning Wing• The Wendell Ball Academic Wing• The George Andrew Kegley Communications and Community Engagement Wing
The Charles W. Day Technical Education CenterWithin the Building:• The Lloyd Enoch Social Gathering Area and Courtyard• The Henrietta Lacks Health and Medical Sciences Wing• The Beth Brown Engineering and Robotics Wing• The Louis Phillipe Smithey Building and Trades Wing• The Joe Gaither Sports Medicine Wing
More than 800 people submitted their feedback through a survey. The RCPS Naming Committee also hosted an opportunity for the public to provide in-person feedback on the naming options on February 23. The recorded livestream of that meeting can be viewed here.
The Naming Committee made its recommendations to the School Board on March 15. Their presentation can be downloaded here.
Please note: School Board Policy FFA grants the School Board the final say on the naming of buildings, including whether a building is ultimately named. All living nominees have provided consent for their names to be considered, and a good-faith effort has been made to obtain consent from relatives of nominees who are deceased.