collected over $6,000 in school supplies during the 2018 Back to School Drive
that took place the month of August. This is the third year the Military
Enlisted Council and the Partners in Education program have hosted the
Members of NGA’
police force collected nearly $2,000 in donations.
“When I noticed
that [NGA] was doing a school supply drive, I initiated a supply drive within
the department,” said NGA Police Sgt. Tchella Larry. “I told each shift that I
would purchase the back packs if they would fill them. I can say that everyone
in the department stepped up and we had a large amount of supplies to donate
for the drive.”
delivered to Woodley Hills Elementary School, in Alexandria, and Saratoga
Elementary School in Springfield, the first week of September.
“We are so
thankful for NGA’s support of Woodley Hills Elementary School,” said Teresa
Parton, administrative assistant at Woodley Hills. “I cannot thank [NGA] enough
for [its] support of our students.”
Members of the
Saratoga Elementary School staff also thanked NGA employees.
“Thank you so
much for keeping Saratoga in mind,” said Katherine Sharpe, Saratoga Elementary
School counselor. “We are so fortunate to have NGA’s support.”
extend their sincerest appreciation to the employees of NGA for their
generosity and kindness, helping to make it a little easier for children to
kick off the 2018-2019 school year.
PIE is NGA’s
primary initiative fostering science, technology, engineering and math
education with youth groups, public, private and home schools. The program
bolsters STEM education for elementary, middle, high school and college students.
Enlisted Council, a professional and social association for the NGA enlisted
ranks, serves as an interface between the service members and helps to provide
fellowship, knowledge sharing and an Esprit De Corps among the enlisted community.
To learn more
about the Military Enlisted Council or PIE program please reach out to Navy
Petty Officer 1st Class Erika Trujillo at Erika.Trujillo@nga.mil or Brittany
Reid at Brittany.L.Reid@nga.mil.