Rebecca Rutledge was recognized at the July 15, 2013 Bridge City ISD Board Meeting by TASB Representative Ms. Jim DeGaravilla for completing the requirements necessary for earning the designation of Master Trustee.

Ms. Rutledge was presented with a certificate of lifetime-membership into the Leadership TASB Alumni Association. Over a 10 month period, Ms. Rutledge along with experienced school board trustees from across the State of Texas met five times in five different cities to tour a wide variety of school districts, hear from nationally recognized speakers, become familiar with the legislative process and complete team-based research projects such as; advocacy, governance, school finance and academic accountability.

Ms. Rutledge has served on the Bridge City ISD School Board for a total of 16 years.