First District RESA Board of Control Executive Director Richard Smith presented The Georgia School Superintendents’ Association (GSSA) President’s Award to Superintendent Dr. Scarlett Miles Copeland at the Monday, October 19, Appling County Board of Education meeting. Each year, each of the 16 Regional Educational Service Agencies nominate one superintendent for the President’s Award. At the Fall Bootstraps Conference in Athens, on October 14, Dr. Copeland was one of four superintendents awarded the 2020 President’s Award from the Georgia School Superintendents’ Association. This award is given to superintendents for outstanding leadership in their school systems and communities. Dr. Copeland was nominated by the First District RESA cohort of Superintendents. This year, GSSA recognized Dr. Scarlet Miles Copeland, the Superintendent of Appling County Schools, for the 2020 Georgia School Superintendents’ Association (GSSA) President’s Award.
Dr. Copeland is the daughter of the late Henry Grady (Buster) and Jimmie Ree Miles. She is married to Tim Copeland. They have 2 daughters, Alexandria Brooks and Synclair Copeland and one grandchild, Emmaline Miree Brooks. The Appling County School District would like to congratulate Dr. Copeland for receiving the 2020 Georgia School Superintendents’ Association (GSSA) President’s Award.