Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Keith Davis, Bullitt Lick Middle School Assistant Principal Raymond Yaksic, and sixth grade Language Arts teacher Sarah Oros have earned recognition from the University of Louisville.
Davis was presented the Community Change Agent award from the Department of Educational Leadership and Organizational Development in recognition of the positive, academic strides made by BCPS under his leadership over the last decade. Davis recently completed the requirements to earn his Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development.
“Our team, from the beginning of my tenure as Superintendent, has been committed to making Bullitt Co. Schools a state leader in providing high quality education, along with a wide range of options and opportunities,” said Dr. Davis. “We have achieved tremendous results, though we are never satisfied and much work remains to be done. To be recognized by the University of Louisville for our work is very humbling.”
Yaksic earned a medal and certificate for the Outstanding Educational Specialist award. “It was an honor to receive the award and I am very grateful and humbled to be recognized,” he said.
Declaring himself a lifelong learner, Yaksic said he will continue to adapt his skill set to meet the needs of students. “Bullitt Lick is an amazing school and I look forward to achieving great things with our talented staff,” he said. “I want to work alongside of the community and serve them to my fullest capacity. As educators it is our responsibility to serve the community.”
Mrs. Oros was named the Outstanding Master of Education Student – Teacher Leader in Reading and Literacy. She was chosen for the award by the U of L faculty and received a Certificate of Recognition.
"I am honored to receive the award,” she said. “This award comes in conjunction with graduating with a Master’s degree as a Literacy Specialist. I am excited to use this knowledge to help my students become better readers and writers.”
Dr. Davis congratulated Soros and Yaksic.
“That both the outstanding Educational Specialist Degree Award and the Outstanding Masters Degree Award were earned by BCPS professionals speaks highly of our organizational quality,” he said. “That Mr. Yaksic and Mrs. Oros both work at Bullitt Lick Middle portents even greater things for that school.”