Newly constructed fuel farm access road named after Mr. George W. Thompson

Board of Commissioners names street after Mr. George W. Thompson.  Mr. Thompson served with distinction as one of the original members of the England Board of Commissioners.  He was elected by his peers to four terms as Vice-Chair of the England Authority.  Mr. Thompson served the community with distinction as a respected educator, coach and administrator of the Rapides Parish School System for 27 years.  Mr. Thompson was known for his uplifting spirit, belief in a better future and a commitment to teamwork.  The street being named after Mr. Thompson is the newly constructed fuel farm access road adjacent to the South Ramp at Alexandria International Airport.  A dedication ceremony will be held at a later date.