Community member, Ed Gillies has been named the recipient of the Champions for Public Education Award. Ed Gillies serves on the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee as chairman for the Beaufort County School District.
This award is presented to community residents, organizations/businesses/industries whose support of and contributions to public education have significantly benefited the entire school district. The Beaufort County Board of Education nominated Mr. Gillies because of his contribution of time and resources for support of public schools.
Superintendent, Dr. Valerie Truesdale said “Mr. Gillies, the current chair of the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee, leads a group of highly committed volunteers who serve the community by overseeing building projects across the county. They report to the Board of Education and public quarterly each year. The tireless devotion of Mr. Gillies and the other members has saved taxpayer significant dollars and contributed to the quality of the work. Mr. Gillies, a former advertising executive, donated his time to design the school district’s logo. He is well deserving of this award.”
Please contact SCSBA Communications Director Debbie Elmore at (800) 326-3679 for additional information.