Dalton Public Schools and the Dalton Board of Education will honor Manny Meza at a reception on Monday, Aug. 21, 2023, as he begins his service on the Dalton Board of Education. The reception will be held at the City Park Auditorium, 405 School Street, at 6:00 p.m. prior to the August Board of Education meeting. Judge Sheri Blevins will conduct the swearing-in ceremony for Mr. Meza.
Meza is an alum of Dalton Public Schools who graduated from Dalton High School in 1999. He attended Dalton State College and received a degree in marketing management. He has worked locally as a real estate agent for the past 22 years, and he also serves as a counselor for the Whitfield County Domestic Violence Court.
Meza’s entire family is heavily involved with the Dalton community. His wife, Mayelli, is a local muralist and artist. Her murals were featured in the New York Times in 2022. They have four children who have all attended Dalton Public Schools. Isaac and Jacob have already graduated from Dalton High School and attend Dalton State and Georgia Northwestern Technical College respectively. Andree is a junior at Dalton High School who plays for the DHS soccer team, and Yunuen is preparing to enter her freshman year at Dalton High School.
The public is invited to attend the reception for Meza as he begins his service to the students, staff, and community on the Dalton Board of Education.