Bill Text: VA SR684 | 2022 | 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Amy Schott.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Passed) 2022-09-07 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR684ER) [SR684 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2022-SR684-Enrolled.html

Commending Amy Schott.


Agreed to by the Senate, September 7, 2022


WHEREAS, Amy Schott, the principal of Henderson Elementary School in Prince William County, was selected the 2022 Principal of the Year by the Washington Post; and

WHEREAS, Amy Schott is a graduate of Texas Christian University, from which she earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education; and

WHEREAS, Amy Schott received a master's degree from George Mason University and served at Rockledge Elementary School for 13 years before joining the administration of Henderson Elementary School; and

WHEREAS, Amy Schott strives to make every student feel safe and welcome at Henderson Elementary School and regularly researches best practices to enhance opportunities for students both in and out of the classroom; and

WHEREAS, Amy Schott builds strong, personal relationships with students and their families, ensuring that educational and developmental goals are met and students have a rewarding academic experience; and

WHEREAS, Amy Schott helps brighten the mornings of student, faculty, and staff members by playing inspirational music and reading supportive messages at the beginning of every school day, and she has become known by her colleagues as the school's "chief fun officer"; and

WHEREAS, during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amy Schott worked diligently to help students, faculty, and staff members adapt to remote and hybrid learning, as well as coordinate a return to in-person learning; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Amy Schott, principal of Henderson Elementary School, hereby be commended on the occasion of her selection as 2022 Principal of the Year by the Washington Post; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Amy Schott as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's admiration for her contributions to young people in Prince William County.