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F.C. Schools Pioneers Recognized Thursday

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At Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School’s Cafetorium Thursday night, pioneer visionaries of two key programs that have distinguished the Falls Church City Schools since 1975 were recognized, those who pioneered the extended day care program, begun in the 1975, and those who pioneered the introduction of the International Baccalaureate program that in the school system beginning in 1981.

Before the formal program began, current George Mason High School Principal Ty Byrd (right) chatting with two such pioneers, former F.C. School Superintendent Dr. Warren Pace (left) and IB pioneer Lou Olom (center).