The Frisco Independent School District Board of Trustees recognized the contributions of American Legion Post 178 to the district at their Nov. 8 meeting. Allison Miller, director-Frisco ISD Community Relations, provided information about the post’s efforts and programs involving FISD students. Post 178 Executive Committee members Terry Gilbert and Larry Wilhelm attended the meeting and received a Certificate of Appreciation from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mike Waldrip.
Miller noted that since its charter in 2014, Post 178 has been a proud partner of the Frisco Independent School District. The post’s more than 600 members have actively supported the education, mentoring and provision of patriotic and wholesome programs that afforded growth opportunities to a new generation of Americans.
Additionally, she shared that Post 178 has had an ongoing commitment to its students by offering programs such as Texas Boys State, the Oratorical Speech Contest, Scouting, college scholarships, student voter registration and flag education. Its color guard also has actively presented the nation’s colors at numerous school events. Lastly, she commented that the district appreciated the post’s past support and looked forward to an even stronger partnership in the future.