SMN: Drew Ernst Honored As One of Savannah Tech 2014 Community STARs

March 28, 2014

Andrew H. Ernst

As published in Savannah Morning News on March 28, 2014

The Savannah Technical College Foundation Community Council recognized 20 of Savannah’s business and civic leaders during its 2014 Tribute to Community STARS held today in the Eckburg Auditorium on the college campus.

The event, in its eighth year, honored the individuals for their service and dedication at work or in the community while raising funds for the foundation’s scholarship fund.

“This event has become a wonderful tradition for our community,” said Gail Eubanks, Savannah Tech’s executive director of institutional advancement and communication. “The people being honored are amazing, and the sponsors are very generous. Because funds raised support scholarships, Savannah Technical College students benefit directly.”

The 2014 STARS and their sponsors include:

  • Jolene Byrne, Friends of Public Education
  • Cullen Chambers, Lott + Barber and Johnson Laux Construction
  • Madeleine Coakley, Savannah Technical College Adult Education Advisory Committee
  • Mark Dana, Dick and Judy Eckburg
  • Drew Ernst, HunterMaclean
  • Wayne Grimes, Georgia Power
  • Cathy Hill, Georgia Ports Authority
  • Lori Judge, South Magazine
  • Ahmed Kabore, Savannah Technical College Foundation Community Council
  • Jeff Kole, United Way of the Coastal Empire
  • Eric Mason, Regions Bank
  • Daniel Massey, Coastal Center for Developmental Services
  • Lahoma Patton, Savannah Technical College
  • Mark Spadoni, Savannah Morning News
  • Zelda Tenebaum, DIRTT
  • Jay Thompson, Joe Marchese Construction and Advertising Specialty Services
  • Michael Traynor, National Office Systems
  • Matthew Tuttle, Helen Downing
  • Kelly Wiggins, Optim Healthcare
  • Baha Zeidan, Azalea Health and Savannah CEO

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