Marjorie Kellogg is a sixth grade language arts teacher at Marietta Junior High School. In 1988 she founded Project REACH, a mentoring program for at-risk minority students that encourages them not only to graduate from high school, but to begin thinking about college. Project REACH pairs students with African-American engineering students from Southern College of Technology or with employees of Georgia Power Corporation for tutoring sessions, field trips, cultural activities and weekend retreats. Ms. Kellogg received a Thanks to Teachers Award from Apple Computer and the National Alliance of Business in 1990, and was runner-up for the 1991 Reader's Digest American Hero in Education Award. She was Marietta Junior High's Teacher of the Year in 1989.
1987 Kennesaw State University, B.A.