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Second Annual Taylor Teaching Award

November 15, 2015 / David Bortz / Events

The Governor’s School Richmond Alumni Present the Second Annual Pat Taylor Teaching Award Lecture:

Celie Boswell:  Rainbows have no FencesHluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve

Thursday, November 19, at 5:30 p.m. in the Forum

Please join us on Thursday, November 19, when English teacher Celie Boswell presents Rainbows have no Fences, chronicling her travels this past summer to South Africa and Swaziland.  Along with stunning photos, Celie will share tales of South Africa’s unsurpassed beauty amidst the remnants of Apartheid, her safari in Kruger National Park, and her visit to the Fontein Social Care Center, an AIDS orphanage in Mbabane, Swaziland.  The lecture will be preceded by a reception with traditional South African food beginning at 5:30.

The Governor’s School Foundation sponsors the Patricia E. Taylor Teaching Award for International Experiences, which provides a cash grant of up to $7,500 to a MLWGS teacher for a summer international travel experience that will have a direct impact upon his or her classroom instruction. For more information on the Taylor Teaching Award, please contact Laura Lewis in the Foundation office at (804) 354-1566 or

To donate to the Governor’s School Foundation, click here.