School Board President Derek Sarley (R) presents outgoing School Board Member Sam Wells (L) with a Golden Apple for his service on the school board. Wells served as board president twice during his eight-year tenure on the school board. He was instrumental in the successful 2018 bond election.
He was a strong supporter for the development of the Walla Walla Center for Children and Families, he helped facilitate the hiring of Superintendent Smith and was part of two successful Replacement Educational Levies and four state Board of Distinction awards.
School Board members and Superintendent Dr. Wade Smith thanked him for his service during the Nov. 16, 2021 school board meeting.