Monday, May 25th, 2020

G Gathering Honoring Excellence in Educators

Honoring Excellence in Educators



The 5th annual Support and Assistance in Instructional Leadership (SAIL) Awards were held at the Bide-A-Wee Golf Course. Honorees were lauded for their extraordinary efforts in improving and promoting children, schools and community.


Retired NFL star Roger Brown of Portsmouth's Roger Brown's Sports Bar and Restaurant was an award presenter for the evening.

Dr. L. Pettis Patton, Deputy City Manager of the City of Portsmouth, left, andCarol E. Rowe, SAIL Award honoree.

Retired NFL star Roger Brown, left, of Portsmouth's Roger Brown's Sports Bar and Restaurant, enjoyed a laugh with fellow presenter William Kline of Kline Realty.

First grade teacher at Douglass Park Elementary and a SAIL honoree Jessica Maria Coker, left, and Lee Bond.

William Hargrove III and Betty Jo Gwaltney of the Portsmouth Partnership Foundation.

Kevin Brown and Dr. Marie Brown, both of Portsmouth Public Schools.

Sue Kline, wife of William Kline, left, and Linda Ridenour, Portsmouth School Board member.

Jean Shackelford of the Portsmouth School Board.

Sherry Warren of the Lefcoe Alumni Association is dedicated to promoting and developing future leaders for City of Portsmouth through SAIL.

Tammy King, a facilitator at Douglass Park Elementary School, enjoyed the evening.

Portsmouth Mayor James Holley with Joseph L. Wiggins, Executive Assistant to Superintendent Dr. David Stuckwisch.

Shannon Glover of the Lefcoe SAIL Education Committee was the emcee for the evening.

Shannon Glover of Lefcoe Education Committee greeted Kafi Rouse, host and producer of

Friends Mayor James Holley and Roger Brown compared stories about their grandchildren.