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James Metz

James D. Metz Fine Arts Teacher Grant


Jim was a dedicated educator with SBCSC his entire career. He was a teacher at German Elementary School and then served as Principal at Tarkington, Monroe, Madison, Hay and Warren Elementary Schools. 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.


Since this endowment was established, 13 grants have been given in James Metz's name totaling $12,790.89 benefitting 1,605 students.