Schools, Adopters Celebrate with 2019 AAS Kickoff

The 2019 Adopt-A-School Kickoff Luncheon, held July 31 at the Bryant Conference Center, welcomed more than 400 attendees. Presented by Children & Teen Dental of Alabama, the event included a keynote address by Tommy Glasscock, Assistant State Superintendent of Education, Career and Technical Education/Workforce Development Division.

The event honored all of the current partnerships, and special awards were presented for the following:
Thirty Year Award Recipients:
Tuscaloosa County Medical Alliance and The Alberta School of Performing Arts
Tuscaloosa Music Club and Buhl Elementary
Twenty Year Award Recipients:
ZF Chassis Systems, LLC
Decade of Excellence Award:
Capital Real Estate and Northside Middle
The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences and Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Elementary
The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences and Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle
The 2018-19 V.I.P., or Very Involved Partnerships, were also recognized: 

Alabama Credit Union & Northridge Middle
Alabama ONE & Northport Elementary
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. & Oakdale Elementary
Arts Council of Tuscaloosa & Westwood Elementary
Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts & Big Sandy Elementary
Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts & Brookwood Elementary
Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts & Taylorville Primary
Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts & Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools—Elementary
BFGoodrich Tire Manufacturing & Martin L. King, Jr. Elementary
Bolta US & Flatwoods Elementary
Bryant Bank & The Alberta School of Performing Arts
Chick-fil-A, Tuscaloosa South & Big Sandy Elementary
Chick-fil-A, Tuscaloosa South & Taylorville Primary
Children and Teen Dental & Walker Elementary
DCH Regional Medical Center & Hillcrest High
Embassy Suites & Myrtlewood Elementary
First Federal Bank & Matthews Elementary
Hudson-Poole Fine Jewelers & Westwood Elementary
Hunt Refining Company & Oakdale Elementary
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity & Matthews Elementary
Leadership Tuscaloosa Alumni Association & Flatwoods Elementary
The Legacy Connection & Duncanville Middle
Mathnasium of Tuscaloosa & Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools—Elementary
Mathnasium of Tuscaloosa & Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools—Middle
McAbee Construction, Inc. & Oakdale Elementary
McAbee Construction, Inc. & Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy
Northport Medical Center & Flatwoods Elementary
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa, Inc. & Holt High
Phifer Incorporated & Westlawn Middle
The Radiology Clinic & Buhl Elementary
Regions Bank & Collins-Riverside Middle
RiverFall Credit Union & Maxwell Elementary
Shelton State Community College & Englewood Elementary
Southland Benefit Solutions & Huntington Place Elementary
Spiller Furniture & Mattress & Crestmont Elementary
Stillman College & Central Elementary
Synovus & Verner Elementary
Thompson Tractor Company, Inc. & Woodland Forrest Elementary
Tiger Rock Martial Arts, Northport & Northport Elementary
Wilson’s Pest Control & Westwood Elementary
Young Tuscaloosa & Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools—Middle
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Tuscaloosa & Oakdale Elementary
ZF Chassis Systems, LLC & Echols Middle
ZF Chassis Systems, LLC & Northside High

The 2019 Adopt-A-School Sustainers, who provide financial support for the program, are:
Board Level Sustainers
Amason & Associates, Inc.
Ellis Architects, Inc.
Harrison Construction Company, Inc.
McAbee Construction, Inc.
McGiffert and Associates, LLC
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.
Reese Phifer, Jr. Memorial Foundation
The University of Alabama College of Education
Superintendent Level Sustainers
Alabama Credit Union
Principal Level Sustainers
Patterson & Comer
Sam’s Club #6435
The Tuscaloosa News
Tuscaloosa Title Company, Inc.
Walmart Supercenter #0715, Skyland
Teacher Level Sustainers
Allison Appraisal Service, Inc.
Russell S. Lee Floor & Tile
Walmart Neighborhood Market #5248
Walmart Supercenter #2306, Northport
West Alabama Pediatrics
Mentor Level Sustainers
Martin Family Eye Care
Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
Northport Auto Supply Company, Inc.
Parker Towing Company, Inc.
Robertson Banking Company
StressCrete, Inc.

“Adopt-A-School Spotlight” Sponsors
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Event sponsors for the 2019 Adopt-A-School Kickoff: