The Liberty ISD Education Foundation is glad to announce this yr’s grant winners. Six grants have been awarded on this cycle to lecturers. These grants are funded by way of contributions to the Liberty ISD Education Foundation by explicit particular person donors, firms, companies and group service organizations along with by way of earnings from our fundraising events. This yr’s six grants entire $32,991. Since 2007, the general grant funding to LISD is $288,259!
Upcoming Foundation events:
LISD Education Foundation Gala Stay efficiency that features The Royal Dukes Band and honoring Janie Ripkowski is April 23, 2022 on the Liberty Coronary heart. If you want to donate to create an eternal Foundation grant in her title, please go to https://securepayment.hyperlink/libertyeducationfoundation/ .
To contact the Foundation or for additional particulars about turning into a member of in our efforts, go to our website at libertyeducationfoundation.net or identify Bruce Wright, Foundation Govt Director at 936-641-0367. The various duties funded on this yr’s cycle are listed beneath by campus:
INNOVATIVE TEACHING GRANTS
Liberty Extreme College
A/V Communications System – Richard Ewing $8,151
This grant creates an upgraded communications system to be used all through keep broadcast events. This grant is funded partially by The Dahlia McManus Endowment, The CW and Aggie Citadel Family Endowment, The JoAnn McGuire Endowment, The C.A. (Abe) Miles Endowment, The Jeffrey Family Instructing Endowment, The First Liberty Nationwide Monetary establishment Endowment and by The M.J.
Joe Leonard Endowment.
From Our Farm to Your Fork – Penny Taylor $4,310
This endeavor has LHS Horticulture school college students organising and managing a farm with the intention to disclose the Farm to Desk concept. This grant is funded partially by The JoBeth Willoughby Instructing Grant, The Jana Marie Buchanan Grant, The Norman and Brenda Dykes Endowment and The Liberty County Farm Bureau Endowment.
Liberty Heart College
Previous the Classroom Adventures – Elisha Lemelle $17,397
This grant funds a classroom Digital Actuality lab allowing a complete class to concurrently experience digital, augmented or mixed actuality content material materials. This grant is funded partially by The Baxter W. Dunagan, Sr. Endowment, The Dawn Forticq Endowment, The Miles Foundation Grant, The Bill Griffin Sr Endowment, The Vara Martin Daniel Instructing Grant for the Excessive-quality Arts, The Laura Jane Hartel Endowment and The Rick Mearns Grant.
Physique Strategies Model – Kelly Crowe $1,652
This grant funds physique fashions with the intention to coach physique applications. This grant funded by The Mildred Arnold Endowment, The Dr. Reese and Sara Brown, The Nora Miles Endowment and The Dr. Frank S. Griffin Grant.
Social Learning by way of Lego Play– Tabitha Pritchett/Elisha Lemelle $500
This endeavor makes use of a lego wall to help school college students de-escalate from heightened emotions all through the college day. This grant is funded by The Ken Berry Grant, The Debbie Beasley Grant and the Liberty Lions Membership Grant.
San Jacinto Elementary College
Doc This – Ana Samano/Stacey Neal $758
Although this was submitted as a grant, the Foundation was able to work with the district to hunt out funds throughout the widespread funds for this merchandise. This grant supplies a doc digital digicam for classroom reveals and was funded by way of the LISD funds.