Alumni News

Greger-Holt (M.Ed. School Counseling, '79) wins award from GlaxoSmithKline

George Greger-Holt, director of student services at Chatham County Schools, has won a GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award, given in October, recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to improving children’s health services through a series of achievements.

As director of student services for Chatham County Schools, Greger-Holt supervises counselors, social workers and nurses. He also is in charge of school safety initiatives, dropout prevention, character education, and after-school programs. His greatest love is overseeing the federal Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program and school-based mental health programs.

Greger-Holt says he discovered his lifelong passion as an adolescent therapist in the 1980s, coordinating drug-treatment counseling programs.