An hour ago, the Brandywine School District announced that Board of Education President John Skrobot Jr. passed away. This is very sad news. I never met Mr. Skrobot but I have no doubt this is a great loss for the Brandywine community.
It is with much sadness that we share the passing of our School Board President, John Skrobot Jr. Mr. Skrobot served on the School Board since 2011 and as Board President for the last five years. He was a longtime supporter of BSD in many, many ways. In addition to his service on the School Board, he was a very active member of the District’s Renovations Oversight Committee. As a student at Mount Pleasant High School in the 70s, he was a founding member of WMPH Radio. He also was involved in the creation of the Brandywine Education Foundation.
Mr. Skrobot cared deeply about the Brandywine School District and the children and families we serve. It was quite common to find him attending District and community events as he was, indeed, a hands-on leader. His commitment and dedication to supporting District improvements and ensuring the success of all students could be seen and felt in both his words and actions. Mr. Skrobot will be greatly missed, but he has left an indelible mark on the BSD community. May his memory be eternal.
Rest in peace John Skrobot Jr.
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I know it’s one of the hardest things when you lose a great person who has been involved in the Brandywine School District in John Skrobot. I knew him through covering athletics while living in Delaware and was always a good man to get involved in education. When we all pass away all of us have to honor that person with the 23rd Chapter of the Book of Psalms where it says Yea Though I Walk Through the Valley In the Shadow of Death.