Superintendent Recognizes Students During Board Meeting


Teaysia Biggins
Teaysia Biggins

The Savannah- Chatham County Public School System will recognize two students at this month’s board meeting for the Superintendent’s Student of the Month.

Teaysia Biggins, a seventh grader at Hubert Middle school has been selected as SSOM for September. William Erbele, a senior at Herschel V. Jenkins High School has been named as SSOM for October. Both students were chosen for their leadership skills and academic achievement.

An avid reader, Teaysia Biggins is reported by teacher Wanda Dixon, as the top reader in her class. She completed more than 50 % of the year’s reading requirement by the second month of school. Dixon states, “She is determined to excel in every area of her life.” Also described as an excellent peer tutor, Teaysia Biggins has a 93.5 GPA. When asked what motivates her to achieve academic success Teaysia said, “I approach every task with confidence. I’m a good student because I give everything my best effort. Even when I am not successful, I never give up. Failure is not an option for me. I have no choice but to achieve all of my goals

William Erbele
William Erbele
because I won’t stop until every goal is achieved.”

William Erbele is described by his teacher Sally Scott as a scholar-athlete. She says he is “smart, hard-working, humble and teachable.” She also describes him as “a strong motivator of both class and team mates.” William is a member of the National Honor Society and a Governors Honors nominee. He has achieved numerous academic awards and placements throughout high school. While achieving a 97.0 GPA he was recently named Savannah Morning News Player of the Week. He has participated in numerous community projects including Operation Christmas Child and feeding families at the Ronald McDonald House. When asked what motivates him to succeed William says, “I just enjoy having the opportunity to learn.” William plans to attend college and play collegiate football.

The Superintendent’s Student of the Month program recognizes individual students at the monthly board meetings who have excelled in the area of academics, leadership, and community service.

Teaysia Biggins and William Erbele were recognized by Dr. Lockamy and presented with an award plaque and $100 savings bond at the regular board meeting on Wednesday, November 4.

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