English Instructor Natarielle Powell pens self-improvement manual

Diamonds in my own Backyard released this week


For Release: September 20, 2011

Contact: Gail Eubanks


SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College English instructor Natarielle Powell has released her debut book, Diamonds in my Own Backyard.

According to the author, Diamonds in my Own Backyard is a self-improvement manual designed to encourage, enlighten, and empower readers of all ages and cultures to utilize the innate gifts and talents that they possess in order to produce financial freedom and positive social change.

Powell, former United Way Volunteer of the Year, is most known for the summer program she organized at age 13. Her work in the community continues through her service and her writing.

Information about the book is available by contacting Powell at 912.704.5662.




Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (