Judge Glenda Hatchett Educational Mentoring Award
In 2005 Sony TV & Judge Glenda Hatchett conducted a search throughout Georgia, to find an educator who made the greatest contribution in the lives of children in Georgia. Elaine was nominated by the Director of Counseling & Mentoring for Dekalb County Schools, Ms Lisa Herring, Dr J. Hunt and numerous educators and students. In October 2005 at Lenox Mall, Buckhead, Elaine Bryan was the first and only recipient in Georgia of the Judge Glenda Hatchett “Reach for a better Future Inspiring Excellence Education Mentoring Award.” The award ceremony was aired on Sony Television Pictures and hosted by Fox 5 reporter, Art Franklin. At Lenox Mall, Judge Glenda Hatchett herself, presented Elaine with a trophy and a monetary award for herself and a separate check for Chamblee High School, DeKalb County.