Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence Semifinalists Announced
The Riley Institute at Furman and South Carolina Future Minds are pleased to announce the ten semifinalists for the second annual 2012 Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSCsm Award for Excellence. The award is to be presented Oct. 17 in Columbia following the South Carolina Future Minds annual meeting. The public is welcome.
Presented in conjunction with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina State Board of Education, the award highlights outstanding educational initiatives throughout the state. Candidates were selected from more than 50 entries in the Riley Institute’s WhatWorksSC clearinghouse.
The winner receives a $10,000 grant sponsored by BB&T for enhancement of the program or consultation with other schools, districts, and organizations interested in its replication. Two other finalists will receive $1000 grants from the Riley Institute.
Co-presenters are the South Carolina State Board of Education and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and sponsors include: BB&T, Childs & Halligan, SC Association of School Administrators (SCASA) and SCETV.
For more information, visit the website http://riley.furman.edu/education.