The Educate Chatham Foundation, a nonprofit organization to benefit the +Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, recently awarded grants to Chatham County high school teachers to further their work in the classroom. The educators, selected by the senior class at each of the public high schools as the “most inspirational,” were awarded $500 each.
“On behalf of the Educate Chatham Foundation, we are pleased to be able to award these much-loved and respected teachers with some well-deserved grant money,” said Mark A. Bennett, chair, Educate Chatham Foundation. “It is our goal to ignite a passion for learning and teaching and reward those who do so by providing necessary resources.”
The following Savannah-Chatham County Public School teachers were recognized:
● Rebecca Alt (Groves)
● Tywanna Barnes (Windsor Forest)
● Tera Benyard (Woodville Tompkins)
● Joyce Chow (Islands)
● Richard Clifton (Savannah Arts Academy)
● Morianna Daniel (New Hampstead)
● Douglas Kearse (Early College)
● Beverly Lawton (Beach)
● Paul Sidney (Jenkins)
● Teorna Sapp Thomas (Savannah High)
● Brian Wilborn (Johnson)
For more information about Educate Chatham Foundation, please call 912.695.7881.
ABOUT EDUCATE CHATHAM FOUNDATION:
More than 38,000 students with diverse backgrounds are served by the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System. With a dedicated community and talented employees, our children receive exceptional educational opportunities that are preparing them to embrace the future and fulfill their dreams. The nonprofit Educate Chatham Foundation enables individuals and organizations to support extraordinary student achievement at all levels in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System through tax-deductible donations. With your help, we have the potential to unite our community in support of children’s education, linking generations of alumni, community leaders and businesses in establishing a legacy of support and commitment to the continued success of the thousands of children who attend Savannah-Chatham County Public School System.