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Update to the Naming of the Administration on Campbell Avenue and ROTEC adjacent to William Fleming

Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback for the naming of:

  • The new Roanoke Technical Education Center adjacent to William Fleming High School
  • The Administration Building on Campbell Avenue
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. Please click here to view their presentation.

About the Nominations

This presentation provides an overview of each eligible nomination.

Timeline & Process

August 2022

Naming Committee appointed

September – December 2022

Public nominations accepted for the naming of the new ROTEC adjacent to William Fleming High School and the new Administration Building on Campbell Avenue.  

December 2022 – January 2023

All nominations were assessed to determine those in compliance with the School Board’s Naming Policy.

February 2023

Public Input on eligible nominations from February 6 – 28, 2023, with a public input meeting on February 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Media Center at the Administration Building located at 40 Douglass Avenue, NW.

March 2023

The Committee analyzed all feedback received and presented its list of recommendations for both buildings to the School Board on March 15. This met the committee's goal of completing its work prior to Spring Break.

April 2023
The School Board will vote on the recommendations at its April meeting.

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.

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