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GMC names Educators of the Year

During the Eleventh Annual Grand Tattoo and Command Retreat President Peter J. Boylan honored Georgia Military College teachers and faculty members who distinguished themselves during the school year 2011-2012. Mr. Randy New, Chairman of the GMC Board of Trustees and Mr. Dudley Rowe, Chairman of the GMC Foundation, assisted President Boylan with the presentations. Each award recipient was presented with The President’s Award for Excellence medallion, a check for $500, and an engraved watch presented by the GMC Foundation. Preparatory School Educator of the Year Emily Fairbrass The President of Georgia Military College declares that Emily Fairbrass is the “GMC Preparatory School Teacher of the Year.” She is cited for representing the values, ideals, and caring nature essential to successfully teaching the youth of our Preparatory School during school year 2011-2012. She is pictured with Dudley Rowe, Chairman of the GMC Foundation. Preparatory School Character Educator of the Year John Griffin The President of Georgia Military College declares that John Griffin is the “GMC Preparatory School Character Educator of the Year.” He is cited for elevating student understanding of ethics and for the creative and innovative manner in which he inspired students to value ethical behavior during school year 2011-2012.He is pictured with Randy New, Chairman of the GMC Board of Trustees. 2012 Junior College Educator of the Year Edward Shelor The President of Georgia Military College declares that Edward Shelor is the GMC Junior College Educator of the Year. He is cited for representing the values, ideals, and caring nature essential to successfully teaching the youth of our college during school year 2011-2012. He is pictured with MG Peter Boylan, President of GMC. 2012 Junior College CharacterEducator of the Year Shirley Siegel The President of Georgia Military College declares that Shirley Siegel is the “GMC Junior College Character Educator of the Year.” She is cited for elevating student understanding of ethics and for the creative and innovative manner in which she inspired students to value ethical behavior during school year 2011-2012. She is picutred with MG Peter Boylan. 2012 Recipient of the Vulcan Materials Award for Teaching Excellence Dianne Wilcox The President of Georgia Military College announces that Dianne Wilcox is the 2012 recipient of the Vulcan Materials Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of her strong campus leadership, pioneering teaching methodologies, and focus on student success. She is pictured with MG Peter Boylan. GMC began formally recognizing a Junior College Faculty Member of the Year in 1996. The GMC Preparatory School Teacher of the Year was first recognized in 1998. The GMC Character Educator of the Year was first recognized in 2004.