SEL Awardee

Holli Hamner

Sara Collins Elementary
Greenville County Schools
Greenville, SC
“Sara Collins Elementary’s Amazing Shake offers opportunities for students to develop manners, self-discipline, respect and professional conduct. All K-5th grade students practice proper handshakes, manners, conversational skills and composure. 5th graders participation in four rounds of competition:

• 'Meet & Greet.' All 5th graders meet and greet community professionals.
• 'Think on your Feet.'The top 20 complete surprise scenarios.
• 'Hit the Street and Eat.' The top 10 take a field trip into the community. They meet business and government leaders, eat at a restaurant and interview senior citizens.
• 'The Final Feat.' Two finalists complete a leadership challenge.”
Tags: Community Engagement, Elementary School, Suburban, Teacher, Traditional Public School