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First Tee of East Lake, First of Tee Atlanta aim to broaden impact through consolidation

The First Tee of Atlanta and The First Tee of East Lake have announced they will combine to become The First Tee of Metro Atlanta, effective July 1. The newly consolidated organization now expects to serve roughly 145,000 participants through its various programs, including the after-school DRIVE (Develops Rewarding, Inspiring Values for Everyone) and the National Schools Program.

SOURCE: Atlanta Business Chronicle

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Drew Charter School Boys Varsity Golf Team Makes APS History

The Drew Charter School Boys varsity Golf Team recently walked away with the Georgia Class A Championship. They are the first Atlanta Public school to do so. We learn more about the historic victory from Jeff Dunovant, coach of the Drew Golf Team, and two recent Drew graduates Solomon Dobbs and Christopher McCrary.

SOURCE: WABE

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Local partners, donors pave way for Drew Charter School’s state golf title

A fourth-place finish at the state championships last year didn’t sit well with the boys’ golf team at Charles R. Drew Charter School. Fueled by last season’s shortcomings, the boys bounced back in impressive fashion this year, cruising to a Class A state title on May 21, becoming the first Atlanta Public Schools team to bring home a golf championship.This was a major accomplishment for Drew Charter School, rewriting the history books as the only all African-American team to win a golf title, but the feat was also the latest accolade for The First Tee of East Lake — a year-round golf instruction and mentoring program, managed through the East Lake Foundation.

SOURCE: Atlanta Business Chronicle

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