TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – On Dec. 11, 2020, Nick’s Kids Foundation will hold its 9th Annual Teacher Excellence Awards at the site of the new All-Inclusive Playground at Sokol Park.
Who: Terry Saban, 47 local Tuscaloosa teachers, Big Al
What: A socially distanced drive-by celebration to honor 47 teachers from the Tuscaloosa area hosted by Nick’s Kids Foundation. Terry Saban will greet and present each teacher with a commemorative plaque and $500 in gift cards to Tuscaloosa businesses donated by Nick’s Kids Foundation. Lunch from Full Moon Bar-B-Que will be provided for those honored.
When: Friday Dec. 11, 2020 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Sokol Park at the All-Inclusive Playground Construction Site
5901 Watermelon Rd, Northport, AL 35473
Why: Nick’s Kids Foundation will be recognizing and rewarding local teachers for their dedication inside and outside of the classroom. Nick and Terry Saban are extremely grateful for all of the educators and each year they take time to recognize the incredible impact teachers have on their students.
How: The Nick’s Kids Foundation 9th Annual Teacher Excellence Awards Celebration is not open to the public.
- Media is to arrive and check-in at the front table by 11:00 a.m. for further instructions.
- There will be one interview opportunity with Ms. Terry at 11:20 a.m.
- Opportunities for photos will be available throughout the event as well as during the presentations.
The recipients for the 2020 Teacher Excellence Awards:
The Alberta School of Performing Arts – Kelsea Covington
American Christian Academy – Melanie Carter
Arcadia Elementary School – Temple Little
Big Sandy Elementary School – David Lammon
Brookwood Elementary School – Jolynn Fenton
Brookwood Middle School – Michael House
Buhl Elementary School – Aprile Fields
Central Elementary School – Teresa Bryant
Child Development Research Center – Shannon Spruiell
Collins-Riverside Middle School – Lindsey Tullis
Crestmont Elementary School – Tiffany Langs
Duncanville Middle School – Trent Isom
Eastwood Middle School – Lutricia Powell Peoples
Echols Middle School – Erin Treadwell
Englewood Elementary School – Katrina Wanstall
Faucett-Vestavia Elementary – Christina Dickens
Flatwoods Elementary School – Norma Mew
Hillcrest Middle School – Jennifer Nash
Holt Elementary School – Tyler Johnson
Huntington Place Elementary School – Mary Beth Thomas
Lake View Elementary School – Janel George
Lloydwood Education Center – Alicia Hebron
Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School – Khalia Burton
Matthews Elementary School – Kanesha Hood
Maxwell Elementary School – Charlene Hammonds
Myrtlewood Elementary School – Megan Baldelli-Boggs
Northport Elementary School – Joanna Sappington
Northridge Middle School – Ryan Ballard
Northside Middle School – Kate Hardy
Oakdale Elementary School – Leonetine Jack
RISE Center – Kelsey McFadden
Rock Quarry Elementary School – Candice Sparks
Sipsey Valley Middle School – Nina Graham
Skyland Elementary School – Tara McIntosh
Southview Elementary School – Ayesha al-shabazz
STARS Academy & Success Prep – Susan Long
Taylorville Primary School – Chase Sorrell
Tuscaloosa Academy – Jaclyn Cook
Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools Elementary – Amber Millhouse
Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools Middle – Jessica Buckley
University Place Elementary School – Brancie Dawson
Vance Elementary School – Rachel Sharp
Verner Elementary – Joy Eddings
Walker Elementary – Alicia Bynum
Westlawn Middle School – Neitarsha Falls
Westwood Elementary School – Matt Andrews
Woodland Forest Elementary School – Julia Bush
About Nick’s Kids Foundation
Nick’s Kids Foundation is the official nonprofit organization of Nick and Terry Saban that is dedicated to raising money as well as supporting other charitable organizations that support family, children, student and teacher causes. For more information about Nick’s Kids, visit www.nickskidsfoundation.org.