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Hartsville Middle School’s Jeffery Tadlock awarded Palmetto State Teachers Association scholarship

on Monday, 29 March 2021. Posted in News, Local News

Hartsville Middle School’s Jeffery Tadlock awarded Palmetto State Teachers Association scholarship
Hartsville Middle School’s Jeffery Tadlock accepts the 2021 Dr. Elizabeth Gressette Professional Development Scholarship from Taylor Pipkin, right, with the Palmetto State Teachers Association. Hartsville Middle Principal Brian Hickman, left, also joins the presentation.

Hartsville Middle School’s (HMS) Jeffery Tadlock is one of 10 winners of the 2021 Dr. Elizabeth Gressette Professional Development Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship is sponsored by the Palmetto State Teachers Association’s (PSTA) Foundation for Professional Development and is awarded annually to encourage and support PSTA members in pursuing advanced degrees. 

Tadlock currently serves as a sixth grade science teacher at HMS, and he is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership at Columbia International University. 

Applicants for the scholarship must be a PSTA member for at least three years and be currently enrolled in a higher education program. The scholarship winners will be recognized at the PSTA Annual Business Meeting on May 1. 

PSTA is the largest professional education association for teachers in South Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Gressette, a former public school kindergarten teacher, was the founding member of PSTA in 1976. PSTA provides professional benefits to support its members throughout theircareers in education. Moreinformation can be found atwww.palmettoteachers.org.

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