HR220: Commending Auxiliadora Briones.


Offered March 10, 2022
Commending Auxiliadora Briones.
Patron-- Tran

WHEREAS, Auxiliadora Briones, the esteemed assistant building supervisor at Cardinal Forest Elementary School in Newington Forest, was named Fairfax County Public Schools Outstanding Operational Employee for the West Springfield Pyramid in 2022; and

WHEREAS, Auxiliadora “Dora” Briones has maintained the building and facilities of Cardinal Forest Elementary for nine years; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones began her tenure with Cardinal Forest Elementary School as a custodian on the night shift and was promoted to assistant building supervisor one year later; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones has maintained Cardinal Forest Elementary School with love and care; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones has been integral to Cardinal Forest Elementary School’s efforts to fulfill its mission to strive for excellence in academics, in citizenship, and in life; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones stands out by helping her fellow custodians, including by training them how to clean and secure the school building and by making sure that they understand how to use special equipment; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones takes care of the people at Cardinal Forest Elementary School, starting with the students in the cafeteria by noticing when they are sad or hungry, and in her quiet way, takes time to talk to students who might need to be noticed or help stressed teachers in need when they come to pick up their students; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones has been recognized with pride by students and staff for working hard to become a United States citizen; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones always helps without hesitation, making sure that everything is done right and in a timely manner; and

WHEREAS; Dora Briones leads by example and inspires the students of Cardinal Forest Elementary School by living the school’s motto, “Respectful, Responsible and Ready to Learn each day”; and

WHEREAS, Dora Briones is more than an employee; she is indeed a member of the Cardinal Forest family; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That Auxiliadora Briones hereby be commended for being named the Fairfax County Public Schools Outstanding Operational Employee for West Springfield Pyramid in 2022; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Dora Briones as an expression of the House of Delegates’ admiration for her contributions to the Commonwealth.