Taunton Eatery Tom & Jimmy’s Provides 1,000 Del’s Lemonades at Event
TAUNTON — Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School Superintendent-Director Dr. Alexandre Magalhaes and Taunton Police Chief Edward J. Walsh are pleased to announce that students received a special treat this week courtesy local businesses.
On Wednesday, June 16, the Taunton Police Department and School Resource Officer Jayson LaPlante partnered with Taunton-based eatery Tom & Jimmy’s to provide 1,000 Del’s Lemonades for B-P students on their last day of school.
Superintendent Magalhaes, Principal Karen Guenette and Chief Walsh continue to work toward a vision of “Purposeful Policing” and “Student-Officer Engagement” to build a positive foundation of respect between BP students and Taunton Police officers in the Bristol Plymouth School community.
Wednesday’s event was an example of Taunton Police partnering with local businesses through community engagement programs to make a positive impression on students.
“Our goal is for these programs to have a direct impact on our students’ mental health and well-being, and be a reminder that although this school year has been challenging, we got through this together as a school,” said SRO LaPlante.
Wednesday’s event was funded by local businesses who donated to give students a great memory for the 2020-2021 school year. The Taunton PD and Bristol-Plymouth wish to thank the following:
Leo’s Auto, On Temp Cooling and Heating, Shrink Pro Inc., Studio One Hair Design, Devitos Pizza and Emma’s Pizzeria.
Special thanks also go to Assistant Principal Mark Mosher, Pupil Services Administrator Melanie Shaw, Vocational Coordinator Jackie Machamer and Guidance Coordinator Nayomi Hall, who served lemonade for the students along with SRO LaPlante.
“This was a terrific way to end the school year, and we want to wish our students a safe and happy summer,” Superintendent Magalhaes said. “We look forward to seeing our students in the fall, and also continuing our strong partnership with the Taunton Police Department and local businesses.”