B-L Middle band director wins Professional Development Scholarship
Batesburg-Leesville, SC - Helen “Cissy” Terlizzi, the band director at B-L Middle School, was recently selected as one of five winners to receive the 2018 Dr. Elizabeth Gressette Professional Development Scholarship. The scholarship is sponsored by the Palmetto State Teachers Association’s Foundation for Professional Development and is awarded annually to encourage and support PSTA members in pursuing advanced degrees. Mrs. Terlizzi is pursuing her Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction from Liberty University.
The scholarship winners will be recognized and awarded $1,500 at the Palmetto State Teachers Association Convention on April 7th at the Lexington School District Three Fine Arts Center.
The Palmetto State Teachers Association is the largest professional education association for educators in South Carolina. Dr. Elizabeth Gressette, a former public school kindergarten teacher, was the founding member of PSTA in 1976. The association was formed to give teachers a choice in professional organizations.