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Alexander County Public Education Foundation award grant winners

Alexander County Public Education Foundation award grant winners

Alexander County Public Education Foundation President Brigette Rhyne recognized foundation board members and selection committee members for their work with the foundation.

Rhyne presented six grant awards to staff members in Alexander County schools. 

The first award was presented to Alexander Central High School Teacher Ramie Robinson for his project titled Electric Controls Equipment

The second award was presented to Taylorsville Elementary School Teacher Heather Houston for her project titled Bringing Science to Life at Taylorsville Elementary School.

The third award was presented to Instructional Coach Melinda Glenn for STEM lessons and boxes for 5th-grade teachers in Alexander County.

Alexander Central High School instructional coach and teacher, Becky Dupuis was presented a grant award which will allow the science department to attend the National Science Teachers Association conference in Charlotte. 

A grant award was presented to Media and Instructional Technology Facilitator Tracy Chapman for a project titled, Green with Envy.  The grant will help fund a quality computer that will allow for editing green screen videos and photos for various projects and activities at the school.

The final grant was awarded to West Alexander Middle School teachers and staff.  The grant was submitted by Anita Whitehurst, Ryan Rowe, Jake Lemley, and Arnold Cogswell.  The grant will help pay to rejuvenate and renovate the school’s greenhouse.