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R1795ÁÁ Ã*ÔR E S O L U T I O N NO. 1795•ƒ ÁÁ WHEREAS, Woodrow Ragland has been employed by The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District as an attendant at the Bissell Point Treatment Plant since November 14, 1976, and WHEREAS, Mr. Ragland has displayed unique initiative in improving himself by furthering his education through the programs of the Missouri Coalition for Adults Literacy, and WHEREAS, Mr. Ragland's educational achievements were cited by Governor John Ashcroft at the annual conference of governors in Washington, D.C. on February 22, 1987, and WHEREAS, Mr. Ragland addressed the conference of governors to call attention to the problems of illiteracy in this country, and WHEREAS, Mr. Ragland's personal educational achievements and his work to combat illiteracy merit recognition and praise, and reflect favorably upon the District, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT: THAT, this Board, on behalf of itself, the District, and the public it serves, herewith cites and congratulates Woodrow Ragland for his personal educational achievements and his civic concern in calling attention to the problems of illiteracy in this country. The foregoing Resolution was adopted March 11, 1987.