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Starkville Teachers Get Grants

Posted by Steve Rogers | August 02, 2012 / 03:56pm | Local News, Business, Education
The Starkville Foundation for Public Education welcomed teachers back to school in the Starkville School District with the awarding of more than $9,000 in grants to start the 2012-2013 school year.   

The mission of SFPE is to financially support innovative and dynamic
education that inspires and empowers the Starkville School District

SFPE recognized 13 teachers for their efforts to enhance the educational experience of their students during opening convocation

Rory Waters
$1,200 General Grant
"Rewarding the Readers: Maintaining Interest"
Overstreet School for Alternative/GED Education

Debbie Vanderford
$517 Classroom Grant
"Karaoke Fun with Fluency"
Henderson Elementary School

Tassie Rosamond
$361 Classroom Grant
"Stand up for Learning!"
Ward Stewart Elementary School

Nancy Sistrunk
Laura Harris
$750 GoPlay/Gaining Ground Environmental Grants
"From Garden to Table: Our School Garden"
Ward Stewart Elementary School

Kimberly Crump (note: two grants awarded)
$596.40 General Grant: "Meeting the Needs of Gifted Students in the
Regular Classroom"
$485 Classroom Grant: "Lights, Camera, Action!"
Ward Stewart Elementary School

Libby Pollard
$350 Classroom Grant
"Arts Around the World"
Ward Stewart Elementary School

Jeanine Lark
$750 Classroom Grant
"Tech'in in Science" (formerly called "Common Core Fridays")
Armstrong Middle School

Amy Barefield
$500 Classroom Grant
"Youth with a Purpose"
Armstrong Middle School

Robin Dibble
$700 General Grant
"Another Year of Poetry: Recitation, Writing and Appreciation"
Starkville High School

Terrie Kennett
Joy Dill
$1,000 General Grant
"eBooks for aReader"
Starkville High School

RJ Morgan (note: two grants awarded)
$1,750 General Grant: "Jackets on the Air, Part 2"
$400 Classroom Grant: "News We Can Use"
Starkville High School

For more information on The Foundation, go to .

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