At Greene County High School Honors Night on May 17, the Top Ten academic students received laptops and carrying cases. The laptops were originally used by professionals at Morris, Manning and Martin, LLP, a 250 lawyer law firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. They were donated to Thillen Education Foundation where they were refurbished and repurposed for the GCHS college bound students. The laptops are just one more way the community is supporting students who participate in the Career Coaching Program that is a partnership of Greene College & Career Academy and Thillen Education Foundation. Picutred are, from left, Zanobia Brown, Valedictorian, Kennedy League, Salutatorian, Ollie Wilder, Karina Rocha-Gonzalez, Arriona Brinson, Ty’Shionna Grimsley, Idania Padilla, Jonathan Paredes-Moreno, Kalen Crawford and Asia Allen. Also pictured are Elaine Thillen and Dave Thillen.
This article originally appeared on Lake Oconee News.
Based in Greensboro, GA, the 501(c)(3) Thillen Education Foundation (TEF) is a distinguished community-based earned financial assistance program based on personal coaching and committed to honoring the achievements of 450 students participating in Greene College & Career Academy at Greene County High School, a Title I school. Through corporate sponsorships and funding support, TEF strives to break the cycle of systemic poverty by financially enabling post-secondary education and skills training for hardworking students.