Whereas Larry McGill Jr. is a school leader of South Pointe High School in South-Central Phoenix;
Whereas Larry McGill has served as a school leader since South Pointe’s inception in 2003;
Whereas Larry McGill’s degree in psychology from Ottawa University has allowed him to have a deep impact on South Phoenix’s youth through his work as a guidance counselor and as a dropout prevention specialist at Maryvale High School and Genesis Academy;
Whereas Larry McGill is a current member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals;
Whereas Larry McGill serves as a leader of a highly-qualified faculty and staff with which he creates a risk-free learning environment and open lines of communication between the families and staff of South Pointe High school;
Whereas the Commission on African American Affairs has presented him with the Unsung Hero Award for his service to education as a pillar of his community;
Whereas Larry McGill is an admirable role model to many in South-Central Phoenix;
Now, therefore be it resolved that Monday, March 14, 2016 is designated as “Larry McGill Jr. Day”.