CANTON — Blue Hills District School Committee Chair Eric Erskine, on behalf of the school committee, recognizes former Chair Tom Polito for his dedicated service to the committee.
On Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the District School Committee meeting, Chair Erskine (Braintree) presented former Chair Polito (Dedham) with a recognition plaque for his years leading the committee.
Polito has served on the District School Committee for the past nine years representing the town of Dedham. He served as the school committee chair from 2019-2021. He also served as the chair of the Building Subcommittee, overseeing the district’s $85 million building renovation project.
He currently serves as the chair of the Finance and Administration, Personnel and Negotiations, and Evaluation subcommittees.
“I’m extremely pleased to see our District School Committee and Chair Eric Erskine recognize former Chair Polito for his work in leading the school committee from 2019 through 2021,” Superintendent Jill Rossetti said. “Both are strong advocates for Career Vocational Technical Education as they support our district’s mission and vision, student achievement, standards, climate, assessment, collaborative relationships and continuous improvement. On behalf of our faculty and staff, I thank former Chair Polito for his work assisting in leading our district over the past several years.”
Added Erskine, “It is a privilege to have had the opportunity to present former Chair Polito with this plaque as a token of recognition and thanks for his diligent work in leading our committee over the past several years. During his tenure as chair, Tom has always kept the best interests of our student body and community at the forefront of all of his decisions. I look forward to continuing to build upon the success he fostered as chair.”