Board President Dennis Garrison is a proud Blue Lion Alumnus, graduating from Washington Senior High School in 1973. While in school, Dennis participated in basketball, Hi-Y, A.F.S., and Student Council.
Following high school, Mr. Garrison attended Wilmington College, where he earned his degree in 1977.
Mr. Garrison currently serves as the President and CEO of the Melvin Stone Company.
Dennis is married to Blue Lion classmate Sherry (Mustain) Garrison '73. They are the parents of Ryan (Laura) Garrison '98 and Regan (Dave '89) Fabb '03, and the grandparents of Tommy and Ethan Garrison, Maddy Garrison '18, Lexi, Caden, and Ian Fabb.
Prior to his tenure on the board, Mr. Garrison has previously served the Blue Lions as President of both the Belle Aire Elementary PTO and the Blue Lion Athletic Boosters.
Still in his first term, Dennis was elected in November, 2019, with this term running from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023.
When asked why he ran for school board, Mr. Garrison said "I believe in the quality of public education. I saw a need and had the desire to give back to the community by sharing my business and life experiences."