Commendations

  • Driver Education Teacher of the Year (1980, 1985, and 1991)
  • Who's Who Among American Teachers (2005)
  • Safety Award, Safety Belts for South Carolina
  • Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Aide-de-Camp, Alabama
  • Emmett Hutto Award, SCDTSEA*
  • Lonnie Dunlap Award, SCDTSEA*
  • Newsletter Editor, SCDTSEA*
  • Achiever of the Year, SCDTSEA*
  • Outstanding Education and Service, SCDTSEA*
  • Dedicated to Christ and Christian Education, BJU
  • Bishop/Seals Award, Southeast Region ADTSEA** (2011)
  • In 2012, three of Mr. Sabb's students: Amanda Sweeting, Lauren McClellan, and Katherine West took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place respectively in the SC Operation Lifesaver Railroad Safety poster contest.
  • Two of Mr. Sabbadino's students placed in the 2013 South Carolina Student Drinking and Driving Poster Contest. Desire'e Wood took first place, and Sarah Anderson took second.
  • In SCDTSEA's* 2014 Seat-Belt poster contest, Mr. Sabbadino's students Daniel Smitley and Elizabeth West won 2nd and 3rd place respectively.
  • Traffic Safety Leadership of the Year Award, SCDTSEA* (2014)
  • SCDTSEA* President's award, 2014-15
  • In the 2015 SCDTSEA* Seat-Belt poster contest, the first, second, and third place winners were from Mr. Sabbadino's school. Judah Smith took first place, Kylie Watts took second, and Joseph Calamia took third.
  • Commercial Driver Teacher of the Year, SCDTSEA* (2015)
  • In the 2016 SCDTSEA* Distracted Driving poster contest, the first and second place winners were from Mr. Sabbadino's school. Hannah Lovegrove took first place, and Sneh George took second place.
  • In the 2017 SCDTSEA* Driving Attitudes poster contest, all three winners were from Mr. Sabbadino's school. Emily Smith took first place, Leah Buffalino took second place, and Emma Fordham took third place.
  • In the 2018 SCDTSEA* Seatbelt post contest, Mr. Sabbadino's student Jocelyn Brazeal won first place. Another of Mr. Sabbadino's students, Hannah Terrell, won second place.

*South Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association
**American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association