Adopt-A-School Kickoff Features Panel Discussion

The 2018 Adopt-A-School Kickoff, presented by Smile Doctors, was held Wednesday, August 1 and featured a panel discussion moderated by Terri Brewer of WBRC Fox 6.

Featuring panelists Subrina Champion of Mercedes-Benz U.S. International Inc., Kimberli Fondren of Vance Elementary School, Heath Hendrix of Onin Staffing and Dr. Clarence Sutton of Central High School, the panel discussed some of the successes their particular partnerships have created for students.

Awards were also presented during the event.

Thirty-year award recipients were the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa and Westwood Elementary; DCH Regional Medical Center and Hillcrest High; and Nucor Steel of Tuscaloosa, Inc.

Twenty-year award recipients were Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. and Vance Elementary.

Decade of Excellence awards were presented to Alabama Credit Union; Alabama One Credit Union and Northport Elementary; The Legacy Connection and Duncanville Middle; SmartBank and Northridge High; and Tiger Rock Martial Arts, Northport and Northport Elementary.