By WRCB Staff
BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB)-- Bradley County Schools are mourning the passing of School Board Member Vice-Chairman Terry McGuire.
Terry McGuire, vice-chairman of the Bradley County School Board passed away Sunday. Terry was elected to serve in September of 2004. He served until February of 2006. He was appointed back to the board in May 2007 upon the death of Crawford Conway.
"Terry McGuire was an outstanding Christian gentleman and a valued board member. He genuinely cared about people, and his desire was to be a peacemaker. With a calm spirit, he sought for a common ground to bring people together for the benefit of this community. He was a veteran who served our country and our community with a servant heart. As a graduate of Bradley Central High School, Terry had a great desire to advance education in this community for the benefit of the children of Bradley County and the future of this community. He was an articulate voice on the board and shared his heart for making Bradley County Schools an even greater system. I appreciate his service to the school board and to the community. He is a friend I will greatly miss," says Johnny McDaniel, Director of Schools.
McGuire was instrumental in helping obtain funding for the most recent construction projects and served on the architect and construction manager search committees. He also served on the Negotiation Committee, Family Engagement Committee, Continuous Improvement Committee and was chair of the Ethics Committee.