Recent News

Aug 21 2019

An Interview with Justin Thomas

Throughout the TOUR Championship, a team of student correspondents from Drew Charter School are providing their perspectives from the tournament. This piece is written by Bryce Zelazoski, a senior at Drew Charter … Continue Reading →
Aug 20 2019

Drew Charter students cover stories at 2019 TOUR Championship

This week during the TOUR Championship, you will notice some new names keeping us updated on what’s happening on and off the course at East Lake Golf Club. Meet our … Continue Reading →

TOUR Championship

August 21-25, 2019

As the primary beneficiary of the tournament, the East Lake Foundation has experienced the positive impact of the TOUR Championship firsthand, as have the families and students in the East Lake neighborhood and at Drew Charter School. A ticket to the TOUR Championship is more than a visit to historic East Lake Golf Club and the chance to watch the world’s 30 best golfers. It is changing lives and creating healthy, sustainable communities across Metro Atlanta. Click below to learn more and purchase tickets.
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Drew Alumna

Jakari Harris named George A. Christenberry Award Recipient

Hampton University Women's Golf Captain and Drew Charter School and The First Tee of East Lake Alumna, Jakari Harris has received the prestigious George A. Christenberry Award. This award is presented to 10 student athletes each year who have the highest GPA. Jakari has a 4.06 GPA in computer science. Learn more

Drew Charter School

Varsity Boys Golf Team Wins State Championship

Drew’s Varsity Boys Golf Team won the Class A Public State Championship. They are the first APS team to win a State Championship in golf and the first all African-American team to win a State Championship in golf. Learn more

Drew Charter School

Drew Charter School's Class of 2019

On May 18, 2019, Drew Charter School graduated the Class of 2019. With acceptances to more than 110 colleges and universities, the Class of 2019 earned over $12 million in college scholarships.

The 2019 Drew Graduation Ceremony is linked. The program begins at minute 50. Learn more

Party on the Green

Party on the Green raises record amount

The East Lake Foundation announced that the 2019 Party on the Green, honoring Martha and Billy Payne, raised a record $1 million for the East Lake Early Childhood Education Initiative. Learn more

A Foundation that Works

2018 Annual Report

The East Lake Foundation continues its work to transform place and build promise in the East Lake neighborhood. We made great strides in 2018, and we are grateful to all the partners, supporters and residents who make our success possible. Learn more

Drew Charter School

STEAM Certification

Drew's Junior Academy is now the first Title 1 middle school in the state to be officially certified as a STEAM School by the Georgia Department of Education. As a result of this designation and the Elementary Academy designation in 2017, Drew is now the only K-8 STEAM certified school in Georgia.

Swing for East Lake

Successful night swinging for a cause

On November 8th, the East Lake Foundation hosted the 4th Annual Swing for East Lake at Topgolf Midtown. This event was fun and exciting for golfers of all levels and raised more than $60,000 for the East Lake Foundation. Thank you to our Presenting sponsor AT&T! Also, thank you to the Gold sponsors, Publix and Ray Robinson as well as our many Bronze sponsors! Learn more

East Lake Women's Alliance

ELWA Grants $30,000 to the RISE after school program at Drew Charter School

The ELWA has chosen to grant their collective membership dues to the RISE after school program at Drew Charter School. A total of $30,000 will be directed to this important comprehensive after school program for Pre-K through 5th grade students. The program includes academic, recreational and athletic activities which are designed to supplement and enrich students’ learning during the day time. Learn more