PROCLAMATION: WHEREAS, Trumbull was the home of the Golden Hill Paugussett Indian Nation for thousands of years before the English settlement was made in 1639; and
WHEREAS, Trumbull, CT began in 1725 as a fledgling community formerly known as North Stratford when residents living in the northern part of Stratford petitioned the colony of Connecticut to establish their own separate village; and
WHEREAS, they wished to call their new village Nickol’s Farm after the family who lived in its center but it was named Unity instead by the colony; and
WHEREAS, Unity merged with the Village of Long Hill to its west to form the Town of North Stratford in 1744; and
WHEREAS, in the late 1780s, North Stratford began to petition the Connecticut General Assembly seeking independence from Stratford. The Assembly finally granted full town rights in October 1797 and named the new town after Jonathan Trumbull-- a merchant, patriot, statesman who was the only governor of an English colony to side with the colonists; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Trumbull continues to grow and thrive and has been recognized as a wonderful place to raise a family as well as a place to retire, and
WHEREAS, Trumbull celebrates its 225th birthday this year;
NOW THEREFORE I, Vicki A. Tesoro, by virtue of the authority vested in me as First Selectman of the Town of Trumbull, Connecticut do hereby wish the Town of Trumbull A HAPPY 225th BIRTHDAY.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Town of Trumbull to be affixed on the 18th day of September in the year 2022.
PROCLAMATION: WHEREAS, The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups; and
WHEREAS, The coveted National Blue Ribbon School award affirms the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content; and
WHEREAS, this year U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized 297 schools, including four in Connecticut, as National Blue Ribbon Schools; and
WHEREAS, Booth Hill Elementary School in Trumbull has been named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School, receiving recognition as an Exemplary High-Performing School as measured by state assessments or nationally normed tests; and
WHEREAS, This achievement is due to the tireless work of the dedicated faculty and staff, the commitment of the students, and the support of the families and the community as they continue to consistently work toward the pursuit of excellence;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Vicki A. Tesoro, by virtue of the authority vested in me as First Selectman of the Town of Trumbull, Connecticut, do hereby proclaim Friday, the 16th of September 2022 BOOTH HILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 2022 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL DAY .
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Town of Trumbull to be affixed on the 16th day of September.