August 24, 2023 — With the launch of the new school year, the Chardon Board of Education is pleased to resume its yearly tradition of hosting a student(s) Pledge of Allegiance leader at regular monthly Board meetings. The BOE welcomed month of August Pledge contest winners Chardon Middle School sixth-grade student Carter Hruska and Park Elementary third-grade student Landon Hruska to the Aug. 21 regular board meeting.
(at podium l to r) Park Elementary third-grade student Landon Hruska and Chardon Middle School sixth-grade student Carter Hruska stand at the podium at the Aug. 21 regular Board of Education meeting, leading all in attendance in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Both students Toppered Up as volunteer Pledge leaders that evening, while also having the opportunity to meet Superintendent Mike Hanlon and Board Vice President Guy Wilson and receiving a Portrait of a Hilltopper certificate at the conclusion of the Pledge.
Chardon Board of Education Vice President Dr. Guy Wilson shakes hands with Chardon Middle School sixth-grade student Carter Hruska (photo at left) and Park Elementary third-grade student Landon Hruska (photo at right) in recognition of their volunteerism as Pledge of Allegiance leaders at the Aug. 21 regular board meeting. Superintendent Mike Hanlon (standing right in both photos) in attendance as part of this ceremonial presentation.
Hilltopper Pledge leaders gain practice at being present in front of an audience and public speaking while exemplifying the Portrait components of Communication, Contribution and Commitment.
(l to r) Chardon Board of Education Vice President Dr. Guy Wilson, students Carter and Landon Hruska, and Superintendent Mike Hanlon
OPPORTUNITYAll Chardon Schools K-12 families are welcome to enter their enrolled student(s) into the contest for a chance at the monthly drawings. The 2023 contest schedule is available through the ENTRY FORM shared in school newsletters (enter today!).
The entry form will be updated to include calendar year 2024 dates once that schedule of meetings is established in January at the annual organizational meeting.
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