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The Autauga Education Foundation (AEF) partnered with the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce to host their annual “Tailgating for Education” Benefit dinner tonight, Monday, August 22. The occasion permits for neighborhood members to unite with educators throughout Autauga County to rejoice the start of the varsity yr in addition to elevate funds for the Foundation to give again to the colleges.
AEF President Quincy Minor defined that the Foundation is a “Non Profit organization that promotes involvement and promotes sustainable resources to enhance student achievement in Autauga County Schools.” This annual profit together with AEF’s A+ Banquet absolutely funds the trainer grants given annually, and since its inception AEF has given over $440,000 to lecturers and lecture rooms throughout Autauga County.
Allison Powell, Marketing and Communications Director for the Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce, advised us “The Chamber is proud to partner with the Autauga Education Foundation at this annual event that brings all schools in the system together to celebrate the new school year as well as allows us to celebrate all the things AEF does for local educators.” The Chamber works hand in hand with AEF to enable for a seamless occasion to happen and pulls assets collectively to ensure that each dime raised goes again into the lecture rooms to assist Autauga County college students attain their full potential.
The night began with company arriving to the sounds of the Pride of Prattville and Marbury Northstars Marching Bands. Both bands carried out rally songs after which got here collectively to play the National Anthem. Another facet of the night was to acknowledge the Teachers of the Year and applaud them for all their arduous work this previous college yr. The recipients for 2022 have been Shannon Murphree, Secondary Teacher of the Year and Stacey Brown, Elementary Teacher of the Year. Murphree is a History and Advanced Placement History trainer at Prattville High School and Brown is a sixth Grade trainer at Marbury Middle School.
The particular audio system for this occasion tonight have been all of the native highschool soccer coaches in addition to WSFA’s Sports Director, Rosie Langello. Each coach mentioned their imaginative and prescient for the season and requested for neighborhood help to ensure that all video games have been stuffed with followers. The night culminated with Langello and all in attendance appeared entranced by her love of sports activities and this space.
If you want to to become involved with the Autauga Education Foundation, ensure to observe them on social media or by visiting their web site right here.