CEF GIVES $31,000+ IN TEACHING GRANTS;
Other grants awarded:
“Bringing the Elements of Jazz to Corsicana” will provide instruments to create a jazz band for Corsicana High and Collins Middle school students.
Bre Osbourn, Jeff Osbourn and Curtis Oakley
At Bowie Elementary, “Strengthening the Core of Learning” focuses on building core stability for elementary level students.
The award-winning Ag Mechanics program at Collins Middle School received a grant for their next project “Math, Science, English, Shop & Careers” which will assist in a specialized lift for disabled veterans.
Larry Acock, Jennifer Sutton, Jennifer Cabano, & Tracey Daniels
Using nature field guides, binoculars, nets, and other materials to reconnect students with nature, “Nature Nerds” will impact biology and environmental systems at CHS.
Lacey Ogburn, Linda Wells, Greg Hazelwood, Gary Jessie & Robert August
At Fannin Elementary, “Look Out! Here Comes Treble” will purchase musical instruments and tie music to core subjects.
Spanish speaking students will be served by new Spanish Literature collections at Drane, Collins and CHS through the “Collection of Spanish Literature” grant.
Rudolph Villareal, Lucy Jones & Ruth Alba
Carroll Elementary had a waiting list of students last year wanting to join Carroll’s after-school Math Club. The “Math Club” will continue to serve students interested in math and expand the program.
Collins Students who enjoy and seek the arts and professional performances may continue to do so through special arrangements and transportation by the Culture Club’s “Crazy for Culture” grant.
Monique Morgan, Denise Goodrich & Ana Gonzalez
“Oh, I See!” will provide new equipment for photojournalism and deaf education students at Collins Middle School.
Cynthia Garcia & Kristin Haden