Gina Gallo, Middle School Success Director, to Receive Award from Asheville City Schools Foundation

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We too, are proud of our Middle School Success champion, Gina Gallo! From the Mt. Xpress:


The Asheville City Schools Foundation will honor exceptional leaders of the Asheville City Schools district at the annual Celebration for Champions, to be held at UNCA Sherrill Center, Sunday, April 14th at 6:00 pm. The winners were chosen from a group of a dozen community-selected nominees, include Gina Gallo through her nonprofit leadership with the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County, who has continued to be an advocate for the support and success of middle school students in new and comprehensive ways, former Co-Director of Asheville City Schools Foundation, Leah Ferguson and Asheville Grown Business Alliance founder Franzi Charen, two community partners who founded the “Go Local Card” campaign raising funds and awareness for schools and local businesses, Norma Palmer with PAWS on a Mission who has been arranging therapeutic dogs to come to Hall Fletcher Elementary two days a week for the last five years, and Tracy Dew who is a parent whose tireless volunteerism led to the creation of the Community Outreach Coordinator position because of her many efforts. Read the full article.