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Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award 2019

(l-r) Secretary Riley and Avery Allen, who was accepting the 2018 WhatWorksSC cash award for Farm to Belly

Ninth Annual Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSCTM Award for Excellence

A celebration of what works in education

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Columbia, SC
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
12:30 - 2 p.m.
A dessert reception will follow the program



On November 12, 2019, Furman University’s Riley Institute and South Carolina Future Minds will host the ninth annual WhatWorksSC Award Celebration. 

Special guest and former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks.

Three finalists for the award will be selected from applications received earlier in the year. Former two-term Governor of South Carolina and United States Secretary of Education Dick Riley will name the winner and honor the finalists at the celebration. The award is named for Secretary Riley and his late wife, Ann “Tunky” Riley, a dedicated teacher and passionate advocate for quality public education.