Great Idea Grants
Grants are an opportunity for you to present your capabilities to a wide audience, receive support for project development, and familiarize the public with research conducted in collaboration with discussion post writing services. Fifteen Great Idea Grants for 2008-2009 have been awarded to classroom teachers. Named for their donors or honorees, this grants will start a recycling program at a high school, teach parents to support their young children’s education, and enhance all areas of the curriculum. Follow this link to see a complete list of this year’s winners.
Congratulations 2008 Grant Winners
Aiken Middle Margaret Fussell In Honor of Clarence T. Raiford
This grant will expand Electricity City, a science problem-solving program for gifted and talented 6th and 7th grade students.
Jefferson Elementary Ellen Cotton In Memory of Horace T. Hilderbrand, Sr.
Gifted and talented 5th grade students will design amusement part rides to study physics.
Chukker Creek Elementary Jane DiTullio Women of Woodside
Ms. DiTullio will enhance the teaching of 5th grade history through the use of novels.
Chukker Creek Elementary Esther Blake Bridgestone Firestone
Social study reading materials for first graders to improve achievement.
Clearwater Elementary Lori Rogers PEP Endowment
Family Book Night for non-English speaking families will send books home to improve reading.
J. D. Lever Elementary Rod Patterson & Bridget Coleman Bridgestone Firestone
Expansion of the Lego Robotics program for grades 3-5.
North Augusta High Paige Day City of North Augusta
Drama and public speaking students will benefit from the purchase of a camcorder.
Oakwood-Windsor Elementary Jesse Hall PEP Endowment
Expansion of Share-A-Book classroom libraries.
Paul Knox Middle Bridget Kearse & Helen Richard City of North Augusta
Partial support for the Careers Lunch & Learn program with business people.
Paul Knox Middle Lisa Newman In Memory of Bill Besson, Sr.
Start-up funding for 6th grade microbiology curriculum.
Paul Knox Middle Gaye Pappas PEP Endowment
Classroom experiences and sailing on a tall ship for special needs students.
Redcliffe Elementary Rachel Creasy PEP Endowment
Make-it, Take-it kits to help parents be the first teachers for their kindergarten students.
Redcliffe Elementary Jennifer Minichan PEP Endowment
Partnership with Silver Bluff culinary arts program to teach etiquette and social skills.
Silver Bluff High Katherine Britton Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Start-up of a school-wide recycling program run by special needs students.
Silver Bluff High Susan Few Women of Woodside
Expansion of culinary arts program to include baking and pastry.