Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Tribute to Mr. James Frees

At the regular business meeting of the Owen J. Roberts Board of School Directors on Monday, February 26, 2018, a Resolution of Tribute was made in honor of school board member Mr. James B. Frees, II, who passed away suddenly on February 1, 2018. An official, sealed copy of this action was furnished to Jamie's immediate family at the meeting.

The Honorable Representative Tim Hennessey, attended the meeting to honor Mr. Frees presenting citations from both the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania Senate on behalf of Senator John Rafferty, who was unable to attend.

"Mr. Frees represented many things to many people, among them a beloved family man, dedicated worker and avowed community steward who gave of his heart and time to enhance the quality of life of his family and his community. His inspiring presence and genuine love for his family and friends will live long in the hearts and memories of the many individuals whose lives he touched."

 The Honorable Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania officially submitted a tribute to James B. Frees, II, into Congressional Record recognizing Mr. Frees as a true champion for students and a tireless advocate for educational excellence.

Mrs. Frees promised that Jamie's legacy of support to the students of Owen J. Roberts School District would live on.

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