Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020

SCPTA Awards. GCS students earned 49 awards in categories such as film production, dance choreography, and music. District staff, schools, and students earned 10 Outstanding Awards, and six schools earned Excellence Awards. In addition, Riverside High and Travelers Rest High PTSA units earned Special Awards.


The outstanding awards recognize the exemplary service by an individual towards promoting and upholding the Mission, Vision, Values, and Purposes of PTA at the school.

Administrator of the Year

Josh Patterson
Darah Huffman, Riverside High (High)

Teacher of the Year

Erin Jenkins, Bethel Elementary (Elementary)
Rebecca Stone, Riverside High (High)

Student Volunteer of the Year

Leo Steele, Riverside High

Volunteer of the Year

Sue Goetcheus, Riverside High

Support Staff of the Year

Kelly Taylor, Hughes Academy (Middle)
Allison Peaseley, Riverside High (High)

Local Unit of the Year

Oakview Elementary (Elementary)

Riverside High (High)


The Excellence Awards recognize local units that exhibit service in various areas throughout the year while promoting and upholding the Mission, Vision, Values, and Purposes of PTA at the school.

Communications - Sterling School, Northwood Middle, Riverside High

Enrichment Programs - Augusta Circle Elementary, Northwood Middle, Riverside High

Legislative Advocacy - Northwood Middle, Riverside High

Membership Promotions – Oakview Elementary

Patriotism - Northwood Middle, Riverside High

Student Involvement – Hughes Academy, Riverside High


The Spirit of PTA

  • Cameron Blanch and Maherah Muqri, Riverside High PTSA

Helen Stokes Scholarship

  • Maherah Muqri and Misbaah Muqri, Riverside High PTSA
  • Samer Ramzi Dakhlallah, Travelers Rest High PTSA

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