Ashley Greenway has been awarded for her work in teaching math and science. Greenway was named as a 2018 finalist for the Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She is a first-grade teacher at Elm Street Elementary and she traveled to the Georgia Department of Education where she was recognized by State School Superintendent Richard Woods.
Darlington Senior Jack Eady has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. “The young men and women named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” a program representative says. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.” Eady, a day student who has been enrolled at Darlington since pre-K, has taken 23 AP and Honors courses at Darlington. A National AP Scholar, he is a member of National Honor Society, The Cum Laude Society, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica and Mu Alpha Theta. He has received E.L. Wright Awards for having the highest grade in the following courses: Ancient World History Honors, AP Computer Science, Geometry Honors, AP World History, English 2 Honors and AP Biology. He also received the 9th Grade Class Citizenship Award, the 10th and 11th Grade Class Scholarship Awards, and the Phi Beta Kappa Book Award. Jack is the son of Carrie Eady, Darlington’s human resources manager, and Stefan Eady, Darlington’s assistant head of school for academic resources. His sister, Callie, is in third grade at Darlington.
Rome City Schools has been awarded a grant that will help educators, mentors and school administrators to identify children who are being abused. The grant awards the system with $475 that will be used to train the system point person who is Kirsten Thornante, Rome City Schools’ System Social Worker. “This grant will allow us to train 200 employees on the Stewards of Children Program,” Thornante explained, “and the cost for the training is around $15 per trainee. The money is used for the materials we will need to educate teachers and administrators about the ways to identify children who are being emotionally or physically abused.”