Southern Avenue Charter School wins Remington College “Adopt Our School” Vote

Students to receive $2,000 worth of books on

Tuesday, September 7

Memphis, Tenn. – (September 3, 2010) – The votes are in and Southern Avenue Charter School will receive $2,000 worth of books from Remington College-Memphis Campus.

Southern Avenue Charter School received the most votes in Remington College’s Adopt Our School program, an effort by Remington College to assist local public schools with up to $2,000 worth of school supplies. Nominations and voting were done online by the public.

The staff at Southern Avenue Charter has requested books for the classroom libraries. More than 200 books will be presented to students and staff on Tuesday, September 7 at 10:00 am. The delivery includes multiple copies of everything from The Cat in the Hat to Anne of Green Gables to Sacajawea to the complete Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia series.

Media are invited to cover the event. The school is located at 2062 Southern Avenue.

“We congratulate Southern Avenue Charter School and can’t wait to deliver the books,” said Lori May, Remington College-Memphis Campus President. “We know our local public school budgets are very tight and hope this will be a big boost to the students and faculty.”

The Adopt Our School program is part of “Remington College Reaches Out,” a series of community initiatives and charitable efforts to mark the college’s 25th anniversary in 2010.

Based in Heathrow, Florida, Remington College offers diploma and degree programs at 20 campuses throughout the United States, including a new online campus. Its mission is to provide career-focused education through a variety of programs, including nursing, cosmetology, business office management and criminal justice.

For more information, call 1-800-448-6405.

About Remington College: Remington College is a common name used by all 20 campuses of a group of affiliated companies of privately-owned, post-secondary educational institutions based in Heathrow, Florida. Through its campuses, Remington College offers diplomas, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in a variety of fields, including: cosmetology; nursing; healthcare; criminal justice; business; electronics; information technology; and more.  Course offerings vary by campus. Remington College and its predecessor companies have been part of the higher education community since 1985. For more information, please visit For the latest news about Remington College, visit

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