SR518: Commending Patricia Swecker Hines.


SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 518
Commending Patricia Swecker Hines.

 

Agreed to by the Senate, August 19, 2020

 

WHEREAS, Patricia Swecker Hines, a lifelong resident of Wythe County, retired from the Wythe County School Board in 2020; and

WHEREAS, Patricia “Pat” Hines served two terms on the Wythe County School Board, where she represented the Lead Mines District; and

WHEREAS, as a member of the Wythe County School Board, Pat Hines ably represented the interests of her constituents and worked with other board members in hiring a new superintendent and to continue the county’s school construction program; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her tenure on the Wythe County School Board, Pat Hines spent 36 years in various roles at Fort Chiswell High School, including as secretary, a role she began while as a student at the high school; and

WHEREAS, during her long tenure at Fort Chiswell High School, Pat Hines played a vital role in the operations of the school and left a lasting impression on countless students, teachers, administrators, and parents; and

WHEREAS, beyond her service to the Wythe County Public Schools, Pat Hines volunteered for numerous charitable causes in eastern Wythe County, and she was a devoted and longtime member of Fort Chiswell United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines served in countless roles in the church community, including as Sunday School superintendent, Sunday School teacher, member of the Board of Trustees, leader of the United Methodist Women, volunteer with the youth group, and in many other roles; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines will spend her retirement with her husband, Paul; her daughters, Paula and Joy, and her beloved grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines will continue to serve her community in her retirement through her volunteer work; and

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Patricia Swecker Hines hereby be commended for her lifetime of service to Wythe County Public Schools, her community, and her church; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Patricia Swecker Hines as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s admiration for her achievements and her service to the community.

SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 518

Offered August 18, 2020
Prefiled August 18, 2020
Commending Patricia Swecker Hines.
Patron-- Suetterlein

WHEREAS, Patricia Swecker Hines, a lifelong resident of Wythe County, retired from the Wythe County School Board in 2020; and

WHEREAS, Patricia “Pat” Hines served two terms on the Wythe County School Board, where she represented the Lead Mines District; and

WHEREAS, as a member of the Wythe County School Board, Pat Hines ably represented the interests of her constituents and worked with other board members in hiring a new superintendent and to continue the county’s school construction program; and

WHEREAS, in addition to her tenure on the Wythe County School Board, Pat Hines spent 36 years in various roles at Fort Chiswell High School, including as secretary, a role she began while as a student at the high school; and

WHEREAS, during her long tenure at Fort Chiswell High School, Pat Hines played a vital role in the operations of the school and left a lasting impression on countless students, teachers, administrators, and parents; and

WHEREAS, beyond her service to the Wythe County Public Schools, Pat Hines volunteered for numerous charitable causes in eastern Wythe County, and she was a devoted and longtime member of Fort Chiswell United Methodist Church; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines served in countless roles in the church community, including as Sunday School superintendent, Sunday School teacher, member of the Board of Trustees, leader of the United Methodist Women, volunteer with the youth group, and in many other roles; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines will spend her retirement with her husband, Paul; her daughters, Paula and Joy, and her beloved grandchildren; and

WHEREAS, Pat Hines will continue to serve her community in her retirement through her volunteer work; and

RESOLVED by the Senate of Virginia, That Patricia Swecker Hines hereby be commended for her lifetime of service to Wythe County Public Schools, her community, and her church; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the Senate prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Patricia Swecker Hines as an expression of the Senate of Virginia’s admiration for her achievements and her service to the community.