Palm Beach Gardens High students clean up at annual education awards

The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Education Awards breakfast May 11 at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott. (John Bisognano/Palm Beach Post)

The Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Education Awards breakfast May 11 at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott. (John Bisognano/The Palm Beach Post)

The end of the school year means award season for high-achieving students and teachers, starting with the Pathfinder Awards Tuesday night and continuing with the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce’s Education Awards Wednesday.

The chamber recognized 2016 Teachers of the Year from each public school and private school that is a member in the 10 communities it serves at its Business Before Hours breakfast at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott. Five students earned the John C. Giba Student Leadership Award, named for a Tequesta businessman who wanted to invest in young people.

The students were chosen for their leadership in school and community activities. They are:

Alison WettermannThe Benjamin School

Samantha KanachPalm Beach Gardens High School

Danielle LaBonte – Palm Beach Gardens High School

Kelly ChasePalm Beach Gardens High School

Marisa SalvadorPalm Beach Gardens High School

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