Outstanding School Business Partnerships Recognized


April 3, 2015


News Release
Contact: Cheri Spink, Executive Director
Anchorage School Business Partnerships
Email: sbpartnerships@gmail.com

The Spirit of Tomorrow Awards are presented to educators, businesses and students who inspire Alaska’s youth to pursue their future goals and foster collaboration between local schools and businesses.


The 2015 SBP Spirit of Tomorrow award winners include:


      Student – King Career Center Public Safety Skills USA Team

      Educator – Keith Hodson, Central Middle School teacher

      Executive Award - John Snead, Dimond High School SBP coordinator

      Superintendent Award – ExxonMobil

      Board of Directors Award - Rich Owens, Tastee Freez owner

      School and Business Partners -

            Chugiak High School and Jitters

            Clark Middle School and Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

            King Career Center and Alaska Native Medical Center

            Romig Middle School and Alaska Premier Dental Group

            SAVE High School and Alaska Native Heritage Center

            Susitna, Abbott Loop and Government Hill elementary schools, Girdwood K-8 and Subway

            Williwaw Elementary School and Dr. Ryan


The winners will be honored at a SBP celebration, held at 11:30 a.m. on April 22 at the Dena’ina Convention Center. To purchase tickets to the event, visit www.asdk12.org/sbp.


More than 600 businesses are partnering with Anchorage School District (ASD) schools in successful collaborations that benefit our schools and community.


Through the School Business Partnership (SBP) program, these partnerships range from mentoring and tutoring to hosting field trips and on-the-job training, and participating in school events.


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