2015-2016 LifeChanger Award Winner: Tollis Bond

Tollis Bond is a kindergarten teacher at Northwest Elementary, part of the Murray County Schools in Chatsworth, GA. She is a blessing to the district and a wonderful educator!

On March 18th, we surprised Mrs. Bond at a pep rally to let her know that she won a LifeChanger Award this year! Mrs. Bond will be receiving a $1,500 personal cash award, as well as a $1,500 donation to her school, Northwest Elementary.

When one observes Tollis Bond interacting with her students, it's obvious that she treats her students as if they were her own children. She brings a sense of joy to her students and the school, and does everything she can to ensure that the children at Northwest Elementary get what they need.

Each year, Mrs. Bond schedules Career on Wheels, an event where over 25 local businesses and community services come out to give presentations. The students are given the opportunity to ask questions and gain some insight into possible career paths. 

Mrs. Bond is also an expert at raising funds for school activities. She also helps arrange scholarship funds and match them to students who want to participate and are in need of assistance. Their needs are a priority for her, and over the years, she has become very familiar with organizations that provide assistance to the students. At the same time, Mrs. Bond challenges the students to give back.

The Murray County Schools motto is “Committed to student success…. No exceptions, no excuses!”; this motto describes the efforts and actions of Mrs. Bond. She is a blessing to the district and a wonderful educator!

To read the comments left for Mrs. Bond, visit her nominee profile here.