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Leslie Barrows is a new Carroll Education Foundation Board member
Leslie Barrows Carroll Education Foundation
Southlake, Texas – Jan. 1, 2018 – Southlake family law and juvenile law attorney, Leslie Barrows, of The Barrows Firm, P.C., is a new Board of Trustees member for the Carroll Education Foundation, supporting the Carroll Independent School District.
Leslie Barrows offers good judgment and experience to the Carroll Education Foundation (CEF) and feels honored to be appointed to the Board of Trustees. “I have worked with and served as a volunteer among several local and charitable organizations here in Southlake and in Tarrant County and I look forward to working with the other new appointees and all the community leaders who are members of the Carroll Education Foundation Board,” Barrows stated. “Together we can all combine our skills and assets in continuing to support the Foundation and raise awareness of Foundation efforts and events.”
Supporting the educational programs of the Carroll Independent School District (CISD), the CEF, formed in 1996, carries forth its mission: To enrich, expand and protect excellence in education by creating and distributing resources for the benefit of the students of the Carroll Independent School District.[i]
The CEF provides funding for CISD programs and activities that are not included in the District operating budget. Student achievement and skill development is a focus of CEF funding efforts as well as highlighting staff excellence.
Barrows was appointed to the CEF Board of Trustees among five other fine community leaders, Rebecca Hindman, Tracey McDevitt, Kirran Moss, Diane Thomas and Theresa Wright. Together they join the currently seated board members, Robin Austin, Ed Brunner, Michelle Clay, Boulton Fernando, Brian Hodges, Heather Jarvis, Alec knight, Douglas Lies, Nolan Ogden, Stephanie Pennington, Chris Prokopeas, Sherri Williams and Annie Zvonecek. Additionally, new officers were appointed, Kathy Talley as Chair, John Irvine as Vice Chair, Julie Doyle as Secretary, Mary O’Toole as Treasurer, Jessica Byrne as an officer at large, and Sarah Mason as Past Chair.[ii]
Next week, January 17 is the “Kendra Gives Back” event benefiting CISD with 20 percent of your purchase when you shop at Kendra Scott in Southlake next Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
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[ii] Carroll Education Foundation press release: Carroll Education Foundation Announces Six New Board Members and Five New Officers, Jan. 3, 2018.