WHEREAS it is the intention of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Cherry Hill to focus attention on noteworthy occasions and individuals; and
WHEREAS after nearly 11 years as the beloved principal of Cherry Hill High School East, Dr. John O’Breza retired from his post in July 2013; and
WHEREAS since1968, Dr. O’Breza has contributed to the education of Cherry Hill students, first as an English teacher at Cherry Hill High School West and Cherry Hill East, and later as assistant principal of West and East; and
WHEREAS the faculty and staff of Cherry Hill’s schools dedicate their time and talent to the formation of knowledgeable, caring, responsible students with a lifelong passion for learning; and
WHEREAS in his 45 years with the Cherry Hill School District, Dr. O’Breza has served as a positive role model for thousands of Cherry Hill students and has helped to provide our youth with a quality education.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CHUCK CAHN, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the Township of Cherry Hill in the County of Camden, State of New Jersey, do hereby proclaim August 19, 2013, to be
Dr. John O’Breza Day
in the Township of Cherry Hill and do urge all citizens to join with me and with Council as we honor Dr. O’Breza’s dedication to his students and his contributions to the Cherry Hill community, and wish him health and happiness in the years to come.
August 19, 2013