Talbot County Public Schools: Educational Partnership Breakfast Highlights


Talbot County Public Schools (TCPS) held the first annual Educational Partnership Recognition Breakfast on Thursday May 19. Businesses and individuals that have made significant contributions to TCPS schools and students were celebrated. Each of the nine Talbot County Public Schools awarded an Educational Partner of the Year (listed below).


Hertrich Automotive Pat Papineau with Superintendent Kelly Griffith

The first Educational Partnership Annual Report was distributed at the event. The publication lists over 500 organizations, businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, civic clubs, and faith-based groups that contributed to Talbot County Public Schools during the 2015-16 school year.

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Christ Church St. Michaels : Gillean Wyman and Judy Sandground with TES Principla Joyce Crow

TCPS realizes the positive impact community involvement has for students and staff. It is a key component in continued growth and improvement of our school system. Businesses and organizations understand that excellence in our schools is essential to Talbot County’s vitality and economic prosperity and their support helps to ensure that Talbot County is an attractive place to live


St. John Foundation: Steve Satchell and Vernon Nily with EHS Principal Dave Stofa

Dr. Kelly Griffith, Superintendent of Schools, stated “We have been overwhelmed by the generosity and commitment to our school system from the Talbot community. It is an exciting time and together we will take our school system from good to great.”


Star Democrat : Richard Polk and Laura Warmuth with EMS Principal Norby Lee and EMS English Teacher Lori Satchell

Educational Partnership Awards:

Chapel District Elementary: Carrion Electric
Easton Elementary Dobson: Lowes Home Improvement
Easton Elementary Moton: BJ’s
Easton Middle: Star Democrat
Easton High: St. John Foundation
St. Michaels Elementary: SMASH (St. Michaels After School Help)
St. Michaels Middle High: St. Michaels Rotary
Tilghman Elementary: Christ Church St. Michaels
White Marsh Elementary: Sharp Energy
District Award: Hertrich Automotive Group

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