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 →
Drew Charter is intimately connected to the site of next week’s Tour Championship, East Lake Golf Club. It stands next door to the club as a physical testament to the rebirth of the neighborhood spawned by East Lake and the season-ending PGA Tour event.
SOURCE: Atlanta Journal Constitution
For the past seven years, the East Lake Foundation has hosted five Bank of America Student Leaders for a summer internship. One of this year’s interns, Rashan Schoffner, graduated from Charles R. Drew Charter School this past May and will be attending Howard University this fall to study film directing and producing.
The East Lake Foundation has proudly hosted five Bank of America Student Leaders for the seventh consecutive year. The Student Leaders Program recognizes and rewards high school juniors and graduating … Continue Reading →
They came back stronger this year, and in May, the golf team became the first Atlanta public school to win a state championship in Georgia. Not only did the boys win, but the team also created history in a different way – the students, including coaching staff, became the first all-black golf team to do so.
SOURCE: Face 2 Face Africa
Urban blight is all too common in inner cities, ruefully, but there is a remedy, and one that has been often documented and continuously demonstrated in Atlanta’s East Lake neighborhood. Golf.
SOURCE: Golf Digest
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