Knox "Buddy" Porter Scholarship

22
Donors
18% of 120 Donor goal
$2,000
Donated
24Days
Remaining
This campaign ends on December 31 at 11:59PM EST
Matches

Matches are a great way to show your support. Be the first!

Offer a Matching Gift
Challenges

Challenges are a great way to show your support. Be the first!

Offer a Challenge
About

Knox “Buddy” Porter (B.S. Ed. ‘77) took the skills he was given at WCU and used them during a 40 year career in education. Initially a social studies teacher, he became fascinated when immigrants began entering his class in 1980.  Culture was no longer limited to the text, it was enhancing the school. Mr. Porter created this scholarship in remembrance of his 30 years of teaching in Georgia public schools.

This scholarship supports:

- Students studying English as a Second Language in the College of Education and Allied Professions

- Students that display character and participate in community service

- Students displaying financial need receive support preference

- Preference is given but not limited to students from Meadowcreek High School (Gwinnett Co., GA), Collins High School (Suwanee, GA), public school graduates from Matthews, NC, and public high school graduates from Mecklenburg Co., NC


Mr. Porter’s faculty roles included Meadowcreek High School (Norcross, GA) where he taught English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and was the 1996 Teacher of the Year, and Collins Hill High School (Suwanee, GA) as ESOL department head and 2006 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Porter also served international students through roles in Istanbul, Turkey, Georgia Piedmont Technical College, and Oglethorpe University.

No updates have been added yet.


Donor Map
Donor Affiliations
Most Recent Donors
An Anonymous Donor
Anonymous
Carl photo
Carl
Laddie M Crisp Jr. photo
Laddie M Crisp Jr.
Steve & Carol Parker photo
Steve & Carol Parker
Faye Sprye photo
Faye Sprye
An Anonymous Donor
Anonymous
Colin Stewart photo
Colin Stewart
An Anonymous Donor
Anonymous
Ruby photo
Ruby
Fred Frohbose & Kelly Frohbose photo
Fred Frohbose & Kelly Frohbose
View All Donors

Advocates

Angela Murray photo
generated 101 clicks and 3 gifts, totaling $600
Community Advocates photo
generated 8 clicks and 1 gift, totaling $200

Become an Advocate and be recognized for your impact!


Share with your Network

Share the campaign to track the number of clicks, gifts and dollars you generate (Note: If you share without signing up or logging in, your impact will be counted as Community Advocate)

Inspire your Friends & Peers

Encourage others to give with a Matching Gift or Challenge.

Tell your Story

Create a Personal Plea video encouraging others to join you in supporting the campaign.