Bill Text: VA SR706 | 2021 | 2nd Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Commending Eric Byers.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Passed) 2021-08-05 - Bill text as passed Senate (SR706ER) [SR706 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SR706-Enrolled.html

Commending Eric Byers.


Agreed to by the Senate, August 5, 2021


WHEREAS, Eric Byers was selected as the Henrico County Public Schools Teacher of the Year in 2021; and

WHEREAS, a passionate and highly trained educator, Eric Byers has taught earth and space sciences, oceanography, and advanced placement environmental science at Highland Springs High School; and

WHEREAS, Eric Byers has also mentored and inspired young people as coach of the Highland Springs High School boys' tennis team and the Envirothon team; and

WHEREAS, as one of 4,000 teachers eligible for the award, Eric Byers distinguished himself through his unique teaching methods and commitment to student success in and out of the classroom; he was selected as the Varina District finalist prior to winning the division award; and

WHEREAS, Eric Byers proudly received the Teacher of the Year award at a surprise event on May 4, 2021; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Eric Byers hereby be commended on his selection as Henrico County Public Schools Teacher of the Year; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Eric Byers as an expression of the Senate of Virginia's admiration for his achievements in service to young people in Henrico County.