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James D. Metz Fine Arts Teacher Grant


Jim was a dedicated educator with the SBCSC his entire career. He was a teacher at German Elementary School and then serving as Principal at Tarkington, Monroe, Madison, Hay and Warren Primary Centers. Jim was a past president of the SBCSC Principals Association. He lived a life devoted to ensuring all children, regardless of their circumstances, succeeded in school and in life. Having a great love and appreciation for music, Jim was a talented drummer with the Esquires Band for twenty-four years. In 2009, his family and friends established, the “James D. Metz Fine Arts Teacher Grant” to honor his memory.


So far 12 grants have been given in James Metz's name totaling $12.501.14 benefitting 1,505 students.