WARSAW — The Warsaw Education Foundation recently awarded over $9,200 in Red Apple Grant funds to seven Warsaw Community Schools’ educators representing six different schools. Their students are wading into local wetlands to study ecosystems, growing gardens to supplement their school cafeteria meals and building their STEM skills using engineering and design processes.
Red Apple Grants are awarded to teachers for classroom materials as well as school-wide projects that advance enrichment opportunities, support innovative and inventive teaching, and promote academic exploration. The Warsaw Education Foundation has awarded nearly $350,000 in Red Apple Grant funding to date.
Red Apple Grants awarded:
- Tiffany Cooksey, Claypool Elementary, Engaging All Readers – $1,484.53
- Deb McClintock, Harrison Elementary, School Gardens to Kitchen – $1,500.00
- Angela Luecke, Jefferson Elementary, Guiding Math Learning with Toolkits – $1,253.19
- Amanda Scroggs, Lakeview Middle, GAME ON: Lending Library – $669.56
- Connie Watters, Leesburg Elementary, ROKENBOK STEM Lab Education “See Like a Designer, Think Like an Engineer” – $1,359.96
- Gena Kendall, Lincoln Elementary, The Key to Learning is in Our HANDS – $1,495.97
- Beth Walenga, Lincoln Elementary, Wading into STEM – $1,474.96
Founded in 1987, the Warsaw Education Foundation strongly believes that investing in academic excellence today will return excellent leadership tomorrow!
For more information on Red Apple Grants and the Warsaw Education Foundation visit the website www.WarsawEducationFoundation.org or contact Barb Smolen, executive director, at (574) 371-5098 ext. 2410, email [email protected]. The WEF is a 501c3 organization and donations made to the Foundation are tax deductible.