AT&T Donates $10,000 to Bethesda Academy

Gary Sanchez, Lee Hughes, David Tribble, John Helmken
Gary Sanchez, Lee Hughes, David Tribble, John Helmken

Bethesda Academy, an award-winning school for boys in grades six through twelve, received a $10,000 donation from AT&T to support the outstanding academic programs and activities for students.     

Gary Sanchez, regional director of external affairs, presented the check to Bethesda Academy president David Tribble and board of governors chairman John Helmken in honor of Lee Hughes, former Bethesda board member and AT&T government representative, at a special check presentation on the Bethesda campus yesterday, September 3, 2015.

“We’re delighted to continue our ongoing support of Bethesda Academy,” Sanchez explained. “This school is changing lives and making a positive impact in our community. At AT&T, we want to recognize and applaud organizations like Bethesda Academy that help make Savannah a better place for everyone.”

Bethesda Academy features a blended learning curriculum designed specifically around the ways boys learn most effectively, providing a supportive environment for a diverse student population. The school offers a wildlife management program, on-site video production studio, organic farming program, a nationally-ranked chess team and state champion basketball team.

“We appreciate AT&T’s generous donation and support of our student programs,” said Bethesda Academy president David Tribble. “This donation will help make a real difference for our students.”

For more information, please contact Andrea Dove at or 912.644.4376.

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