The Hamilton County Council of PTAs will host its annual Student Awards Ceremony on Sunday, at the Chattanooga Lookouts AT&T Field at 2 p.m. Students from Hamilton County PTA public schools will receive awards for work they submitted to the National PTA Reflections Contest, the Tennessee PTA Citizenship Essay Contest and the Tennessee PTA Safety Poster Contest. One of the entries by a Hamilton County student also won at the Tennessee PTA state competition.
The Hamilton County Council of PTAs is a nonprofit organization that coordinates county-wide PTA programs and services for local PTAs in Hamilton County public schools.
The Council hosts two training and networking sessions in August and September for local PTA leaders. Each year the Hamilton County Schools Superintendent delivers the "State of the Schools" address at the Council's October meeting. The Council also hosts an annual Founder's Day luncheon to honor PTA leaders each February and a Principal and PTA Presidents Dinner each spring.
The HCC of PTAs operates the Teacher Supply Depot as well. The Council gathers donations from businesses and distributes the supplies to teachers who are members of Hamilton County public school PTAs. The Teacher Supply Depot is located inside the old Mary Ann Garber School at 2225 Roanoke Avenue.
The Hamilton County Council of PTAs is a member of the Tennessee PTA and the National PTA. National PTA, which was formed in 1897, is the largest parent iinvolvement organization in the United States, with over 5 million members.
For more information, go to www.hcptacouncil.org