The Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Excellence is pleased to announce the five Clarke County School District fine arts teachers who recently received $500 grants from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. We are especially grateful to the FFE's financial advisers at our local Merrill Lynch institution, Joe Frierson and Gary Hudson, who made us aware of these available funds so that we could channel them to local classrooms.
Jennifer Jones-Whitehead Rd ES-"Share the Love"
Eunice Kang-Clarke Central HS-"Black Violin Concert"
Melanie Powers-Whitehead Rd ES-"Stitching Us Together"
Sarah Parido-Burney/Harris/Lyons MS-"Don't String Me Along"
Amanda Price-Clarke Central HS-"GA Flora and Fauna Conservation Mosaic"
2019 Award Nominations
The Board of Trustees of the announces that the 2019 FFE awards nomination window will open on Monday, February 18th. Updated information will be available at www.athensffe.org in coming weeks. For more information please contact Executive Director C.J. Amason at email@example.com.
Nominations will be accepted this year for the following awards:
Martha Comer Chair for Teachers of Languages ($1250 for 2 years)
Cardee Kilpatrick Chair for Middle School Teachers ($1250 for 2 years)
Ann M. Schindel Chair for Teachers of Mathematics ($1250 for 2 years)
Thomas Whitehead Chair for Teachers of Science ($1250 for 2 years)
Joan D. Humphries Excellence in Teaching Award ($500 for 2 years)
Ken Sherman Double Century Excellence in Teaching Award ($500 for 2 years)
Seasoned Teacher Award ($500 for 2 years)
Kathryn H. Hug Instructional Leadership Award ($500 for 2 years)
Michael Peter Horvat Secondary Coaches’ Award ($500 for 1 year)
Freida M. Thomas Teacher of Promise Award ($500 for 1 year)
Howard B. Stroud Community Service Award ($500 for 1 year)
Bertis Downs District Services Award (2 recipients at $500 for 1 year)
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse, Greek slave & fable author (620 BC - 560 BC)