HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Jonathan Bates, an English teacher at Veteran’s High School, and Seth Reber, a math teacher at Perry High School, are among 40 of Georgia’s new teachers to receive a New Teacher Assistance Grant from Georgia Power. Neal Rearden, Area Manager for Georgia Power, will present each teacher a $1,000 New Teacher Assistance Grant on Oct. 21, at 9:00 a.m., at the Houston County Board of Education central office in Perry.
Teacher nominations were submitted to Georgia Power by the 20 Georgia public colleges and universities that have a school of education. Reber, a graduate of the University of West Georgia, was nominated by Dr. Judy Butler. Bates, who graduated from Macon State College, was nominated by Dr. Daniel Kirk.