Wardlaw Champions

Following the determination and commitment example set by Mr. John T. Wardlaw, Wardlaw Champions are those who have demonstrated a deep commitment to embedding Continuous Improvement strategies in their classrooms or nonprofit programs providing services to support children and families in Spartanburg County.

Educators and community advocates who have exhibited the exceptional use of Continuous Improvement methods for the advancement of academic achievement for children in Spartanburg County may be nominated to receive a Wardlaw Champion award.

Nominees will be recognized and awards presented at an annual celebration event.

Below is a gallery of photos taken during the Sept. 18, 2019 SAM Celebrates! event where the first Wardlaw Champions were recognized. Jesse S. Bobo and Lone Oak Elementary Schools in District 6, and Mary H. Wright Elementary and Cleveland Academy of Leadership in District 7, received Wardlaw Pioneer School awards; Argyl Brewton and Victoria Bradley (District 7) and Amanda Justice (District 6) were all awarded Wardlaw Pioneer Champion Awards for their work to instill Continuous Improvement Strategies. To read more about the event, see our PRESS RELEASE.