The Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County awarded annual Community Education grants at its March meeting, as 10 educators received funding for innovative and educational proposals.
Projects that made the cut totaled more than $10,000. They ranged from purchasing musical devices to promoting student theater productions to providing artifacts from the Industrial Age. Congratulations to the following spring Community Education grant winners:
Shea James, $1,535.00 for Bazinga! Shakespeare, Physics, and Captain America, South Caldwell
Maggie Beaudrie and Carol Anderson, $1,000.00 for First Annual Dinner Theater Production at Gamewell Middle, Gamewell Middle School
Matt Ingram, $400.00 for Industrial Age Artifact Kit, South Caldwell
Erika Greer, $1,625.00 for Soar with Smart Music, Happy Valley School
Danelle Kiziah, $2,000.00 for Davenport Goes Green: Growing Character!, Davenport A+ Elementary
Jamie Lewis, $2,000.00 for Youth Legislative Assembly, Hibriten High School
Kourtney Rabinowitz, $800.00 for Speak Out of Your Mind, Hibriten High School
Stephanie Keller, $1,036.19 for Total Transformation; Bringing 21st Century into Happy Valley School’s Media Center, Happy Valley School
William Freeman, $1,829.00 for Davenport A+ Instrument Rejuvenation Project, Davenport A+ Elementary
The Education Foundation, Inc. of Caldwell County selects grant requests that enhance the quality of public education, increase public confidence in the school environment and/or strengthen the educational experience of the children of Caldwell County. The Foundation is the only nonprofit organization in Caldwell County which exclusively supports public education. Community Grants are awarded in the fall and the spring of each school year.