Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Vaden donates School Supplies and $1500 to IHS

Published on: 8/23/2022


Vaden Nissan Savannah donates School Supplies and $1500 to FBLA Membership at Islands High School

Vaden Nissan Savannah donated “Back to School" supplies to Islands High School and presented a $1500 check towards 2022-2023 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) membership fees on Monday, August 22nd, at 12:30 PM. The event took place in the dealership showroom located at 10421 Abercorn Street in Savannah, GA.

Attendance included Vaden Automotive President – Jane Vaden Thacher, Vaden Nissan Savannah General Manager – Frank Pizzirulli, Islands High School Principal – Derrick Butler, Islands High School FBLA Advisor – Brian Tansey, Student FBLA Members from Islands High School and select SCCPSS District Board Members.

“Our Community Partnership with Islands High School is expanding and this investment in their FBLA program is a clear example of how we want the relationship to be impactful", said Jane Vaden Thacher. “Having a summer supply drive that involved community support with positive results tells me we are on the right path", added Thacher. “Vaden Nissan Savannah looks forward to mentoring Islands High School FBLA students again this year under the Work-Based Learning (WBL) program."

Vaden Automotive is one of the largest woman-owned automotive dealership groups in the United States. With over 600 employees, Vaden sold over 12,556 vehicles annually and reported nearly $581 million in total sales in 2021.

Congratulations to Mr. Derrick Butler, Principal of Islands High School, Brian Tansey, IHS FBLA Advisor, and all of the FBLA students!

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