Jeff Fortson Named Recipient of SLP Adviser Excellence Award!

Published on: 12/14/2020

​​​​​​​Congratulations Mr. Fortson!


Jeff 'Jefe' Fortson, World Language Department Chairperson and Spanish teacher has been named a recipient of the Student Leadership Program (SLP) Adviser Excellence Award. SLP is a partnership among Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools, businesses, and non-profit organizations in Chatham County. SLP is open to sophomore, junior and senior students in Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools and teaches students the important work and leadership skills necessary to be successful in today's competitive employment market. These skills are taught through fun and energetic leadership workshops, which expose students to high demand career opportunities at companies and businesses in Chatham County. “Each year we recognize one teacher and one community adviser in SLP," said Chris Nowicki, Public Affairs and Community Investment Consultant, Gulfstream. “We look for advisers who are energetic, committed and engaged with the program and students. Bettina Tate, Title 1 Program Manager, has also been named a recipient of the Student Leadership Program (SLP) Adviser Excellence Award. Bettina and Jeffrey are most deserving of this award. As volunteers with the Student Leadership Program, they perform an invaluable service to our participants."

" Both Tate and Fortson will attend the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C., in 2022.

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