As a part of the annual Chattanooga Chamber Awards, the Community Engagement Awards recognize organizations with up to 300 employees that are changing Chattanooga for the better. Award recipients are nominated by the community for their efforts in education, diversity, family inclusion, sustainability and healthy business environments.
Tennessee American Water received the 2022 Business Education Investor Award because of its commitment to serving and educating our community. As a long-standing supporter of local educators, Tennessee American Water contributes to our area schools through financial donations and over 1,000 employee volunteer hours a year.
They hope to inspire students from kindergarten through college to strive for more by instilling an appreciation for science, technology, engineering and math. Tennessee American Water also aids in building a strong employee environment by training and educating employees — ensuring that our students and workforce are better prepared for the future.
“We are honored to receive the Business Education Investor Award,” said Tennessee American Water president Grant Evitts. “Our employees are passionate about giving back to the community. Our outreach to students of all ages includes various activities like career panel presentations, the Elementary Science Olympiad, and hands-on experiences to help inspire our youth in career choices for the future.”
Watch this video on Tennessee American Water’s YouTube channel to see a fun overview of activities with students in the community.