James Daniels Scholarship Awarded to Kelly Springs Teacher
Leigh Lawrence, a 5th grade teacher at Kelly Springs Elementary, received a $2500 grant from the James H. Daniels Scholarship fund. Mr. Daniels was a former principal at Beverly Middle School. Under his leadership it became a school of excellence. In keeping with his push to expect excellence , Mrs. Lawrence has created a movement and motto of "Excellence not Excuses" for the students at Kelly Springs Elementary. This program will encourage excellence in behavior, academics and character. Each month there will be Ambassadors of Excellence named from the 4th and 5th grade classes to be lead the student body in striving for excellence. A portion of this grant will be used to finish funding the active seating "Math in Motion" project in Mrs. Lawrence's classroom.