Items Tagged with "Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award"

2007 Award Recipient – Val Richardson

Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award for Excellence in Dropout Prevention From left: Charles Richardson, Val Richardson, Dr. Sam Drew of NDPC The fifth annual Award was presented to Ms. Val Richardson, Workforce Development Manager for Palmetto Health, at a ceremony held on February 20, 2007. Val Richardson possesses nearly 20 years of experience… Read more »

2011 Award Recipient – Mr. Jim Shaw

Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award for Excellence in Dropout Prevention The ninth annual Award was presented to Mr. Jim Shaw of Florence, SC, by Dr. Sam Drew, Associate Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center, on February 22, 2011. Jim Shaw received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from West Chester State… Read more »

2014 Award Recipient Dr. Roy Jones

Educational institutions, government, civic and charitable organizations are among the many who have taken on the challenge to provide solutions to the nation’s high school dropout problem. One of the most innovative responses is found in the nationally-acclaimed Call Me Mister program whose founder, Dr. Roy Jones, was the recipient of the National Dropout Prevention Center’s… Read more »

Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award For Excellence in Dropout Prevention

Award Purpose The purpose of the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award For Excellence in Dropout Prevention is to identify and bring recognition to an outstanding individual who has made significant contributions to the advancement of dropout prevention initiatives in the state of South Carolina. The National Dropout Prevention Center, College of Education at… Read more »