NAMING FACILITIES Policy Code: 9300
The board considers naming facilities to be a significant endeavor since the name of a facility can reflect upon the students, staff, school district and community. The board will name all buildings and facilities, including all areas or parts therein.
Citizens may request consideration by the board that a building, facility or area within or portion thereof be named by submitting to the Superintendent a Naming Form. The submission of a naming form shall not imply that any board action regarding naming will occur.
Where a nomination is to honor a person, that person shall be notified by the Superintendent or his designee.
Name selection should take into consideration the following criteria:
•· The name should not be so similar to the names of existing facilities as to cause confusion;
•· The name should include a designation of the type of school, such as elementary, middle, high or a brief description of a school of a specialized kind;
•· The name may be in honor or memory of an individual who made a significant contribution to education in Cabarrus County;
•· The name may be that of an individual of prominence and reputation beyond the school district; however, priority will be given to the names of educational leaders who have directly or indirectly helped students in this school district to succeed.
•· The name may specify the geographic locality of the school.
Legal References: G.S. 115C-36, -47
Adopted: January 10, 1994
Revised: January 10, 2005; June 11, 2007