The KMWP Awards

KMWP will announce the 2014 Award Recipients on May 20th, 2014. 

Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project 2013 Awards Ceremony & Banquet

Each year the KMWP presents three awards to individuals who contribute to literacy development in northwest Georgia. Any KMWP affiliate may nominate fellow teachers, administrators, central office personnel, or community members for these awards.

2013 Teacher of Promise

JAZZMON PARHAM

2013 Teacher Leadership

MARGARET ROBBINS

2013 Sponsor of Literacy

LAURA KELLEY

Laura Kelley (right) receives the 2013 Sponsor of Literacy award from Rob Montgomery (left)

Laura Kelley (right) receives the 2013 Sponsor of Literacy award from Rob Montgomery

Jazzmon Parham (right) receives the 2013 Teacher of Promise award from Jennifer Dail (left)

Jazzmon Parham (right) receives the 2013 Teacher of Promise award from Jennifer Dail

Margaret Robbins (left) receives the 2013 Teacher Leadership award from Kitty Drew (right)

Margaret Robbins (left) receives the 2013 Teacher Leadership award from Kitty Drew

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Leslie Walker Writers of Promise

In 2008, the KMWP created a writing contest as a legacy of a friend and teacher leader. Leslie Walker was a teacher at Campbell High School, a 1998 KMWP fellow, and an inspiration to her students and colleagues. The following students are this year’s award winners of the Leslie Walker Writers of Promise Contest–recognized for their outstanding composition.

Grand Prize

Library by SAMMY SAWYER

1st Place

Closet of Memories by LAUREN MARESCA

2nd Place

A Place by ALEX WILLS

Leslie Walker Writers of Promise: (from left to right) Kitty Drew, Lauren Maresca, Alex Wills, Sammy Sawyer, Scoot Smoot

 

Author:Ryan Rish

Ryan is an Assistant Professor of English Education at Kennesaw State University and serves as KWMP's Technology Liaison.

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