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File #: RS2021-1140    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/27/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution honoring the career of Metro Nashville Public Schools educator Julius "Jay" B. Gore III.
Sponsors: Russ Pulley
A resolution honoring the career of Metro Nashville Public Schools educator Julius "Jay" B. Gore III.

WHEREAS, native Nashvillian Julius "Jay" B. Gore III a.k.a. Coach Gore received his degrees, Bachelor of Science from Lipscomb College in 1979 and Master of Science from Lipscomb University in 1999; and
WHEREAS, Coach Gore has served as a private and public-school educator for over 40 years, retiring this year with Metro after his long service as Dean of Students/Program Assistant and Head Varsity Football Coach/Athletic Director at McGavock High School in Nashville, Tennessee; and
WHEREAS, Coach Gore currently serves as middle school football coach and math teacher at Goodpasture Christian School, continuing his dedication to educating and supporting youth in the classroom and on the field; and
WHEREAS, he is certified in physical education and mathematics and has been nominated for Teacher of the Year and Coach of the Year numerous times throughout his career; and
WHEREAS, Coach Gore is heavily involved in maintaining the integrity of school sports programs, as evidenced by his decades of coaching across a broad range of sports including football, basketball, softball, track, baseball, tennis, and wrestling; and
WHEREAS, Coach Gore has been involved with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and has served as a Committee Chair and Lead SACS School Recertification, and was also a member of the SACS Visiting Evaluation Teams; and
WHEREAS, under his direction as Athletic Director at McGavock High School, a new weight room was built, locker rooms were upgraded, the first on-campus practice field with an irrigation system was built, and improvements to softball, wrestling, and track facilities were made; and
WHEREAS, while at McGavock High School, Coach Gore oversaw 40 coaches, was the liaison to the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) and the Metro-wide athletic director, and developed EAP for all sports and SCA t...

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