Dedication of Lamb Elementary School
For Immediate Release
Contact: Tanya Arja
Office of Communications
Tampa, Fla. – (April 8, 2016) – Lamb Elementary School opened in August 2015 to serve children in the Progress Village area of Tampa and now has more than 650 students enrolled in the school. On Saturday, April 9, at 2 p.m., students, staff, district leaders, school board members, and the community will come together to dedicate Lamb Elementary School.
The school is named for Dr. Jack R. Lamb, long-time educator and former Hillsborough County School Board member. Dr. Lamb taught elementary, adult, and exceptional student education and also served as an administrator for Hillsborough County Public Schools. Dr. Lamb was elected as a School Board member in 2000 and served 12 years on the school board.
Lamb Elementary is located at 6274 South 78th Street, Tampa.
The ceremony will feature the presentation of colors from the Spoto High School Color Guard, songs from the Lamb Elementary School Chorus, as well as greetings from School Board members and Principal Steven Sims. Superintendent Jeff Eakins will then preside over the dedication of the school. A video presentation highlighting the first year of the school will round out the ceremony.