Summer Advantage Program receives AWARD at Ohio School Board Association Banquet
The Summer Advantage Program was established through the efforts of the Gallia Vinton ESC, Gallipolis City Schools and Gallia County Schools to provide additional school opportunities for students needing summer school remediation. Programs were offered at building located in the Gallia County Local Schools and Gallipolis City Schools. Coordinators were Mr. Jeremy Hout from Gallipolis City School and Mrs. Sandra Plantz from Gallia County Local School. ESC staff who assisted with the coordination of the program were Mr. David Moore and Mrs. Gwen Daniels. Dr. Shockley, superintendent of the ESC stated the program consisted of 21 days throughout the months of June and July and if students attended 18 of the 21 days they received a $200.00 spending spree for school clothes. Mr. David Moore stated he felt the program had been successful and provided the necessary support for students needing remediation. Parents could also receive an additional $75.00 for their attendance at educational classes focusing on family budgets and or parenting skills.