Category : CCSD
The Cherokee County School District has won top Georgia PTA Awards for school nurses, teachers and school PTAs!
The Georgia PTA, which is led by Cherokee County’s own Lisa-Marie Haygood as its President, presents statewide awards to outstanding educators and school PTAs at its summer conference.
Johnston ES School Nurse Laure Carroll won the Georgia PTA Outstanding School Nurse Award, and Indian Knoll ES teacher Jennifer Schroter won the Birney Butler Outstanding Educator Award for the elementary-school level!
Mill Creek MS PTSA won the Outstanding Local Unit award out of all middle schools in Georgia and the President’s Membership Award! Woodstock HS won second place in the State for Outstanding Local Unit among all high schools in Georgia.
River Ridge HS PTSA won the Overall Heart Family-School Partnership Award at the State level, and Indian Knoll ES, Macedonia ES and Mountain Road ES PTAs all won top awards for specific areas of service.
Four school PTAs won the Platinum Membership Award: Clark Creek ES STEM Academy, Dean Rusk MS, Hickory Flat ES and Indian Knoll ES. A great showing of CCSD school PTAs earned the State’s Model PTA designation: Bascomb ES, Boston ES, Clark Creek ES STEM, Dean Rusk MS, Freedom MS, Hickory Flat ES, Holly Springs ES STEM Academy, Indian Knoll ES, Johnston ES, Little River ES, Macedonia ES, Mill Creek MS, Mountain Road ES, Oak Grove ES Fine Arts Academy, River Ridge HS, Sequoyah HS, Sixes ES and Woodstock HS.
“Our schools, teachers and students benefit greatly from the outstanding alliance we foster with our PTA volunteers,” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower said. “The PTA’s support – whether raising funds for schools’ needs, logging thousands of volunteer hours or advocating for public schools locally and at the State Capitol – is invaluable to our success. We’re so proud to see our employees honored by the Georgia PTA, and we’re delighted to see our PTA volunteers recognized at the State level for their dedication.”