The Forney Education Foundation recently awarded a total of 30 grants worth $48,500 to 30 teachers in Forney ISD.
Directors from the foundation visited each teacher in their classroom on Wednesday, Oct. 3 announcing the grants.
On Monday, Oct. 1, the foundation presented the check for the grants to the Forney ISD Board of Trustees at the board's regular monthly board meeting.
The Forney Education Foundation was formed in 2004 to support the students and staff of Forney ISD.
The foundation awards dual credit scholarships to Forney ISD high school students and teacher grants to Forney ISD teachers, administrators and staff members.
Grant Name Campus Teacher
Large Screen Chromebooks Admin Jennifer Gillespie
SMU's Mursion and New AP's Admin Sandi Whitley
Really Great Reading for SPED Blackburn Mollie Kasper
Upgrading Classroom Novel Sets Brown Adrian Caloss
Spicing It Up With Technology Claybon Sherrill Emberlin
Lego Claybon Margaret Pearce
Interactive Technology Claybon Demetria Grissom
Healthy Lifestyle in Life Skills Claybon Jodie Wojtowicz
Literature Novels Criswell Tammy Nebhut
Informational Texts about Texas Crosby Lori Burris
Bringing the World into our classrooms Crosby Danielle Alt
Number Talks Crosby Olivia Lemons
The New Frontier in Film Making FHS Susannah Hitcheson
Unbroken FHS Gregory Fink
Picture Communications FHS Mary Farrow
Making Student Connections FHS Cherise Nichols
Get Lit! FHS Cherise Nichols
Digging Deeper for Success FLA Stephen Whiffen
Lego Wall FLA Kimberly David
Interactive Boxlight Projectors Johnson Karen Wilson
Getting to Know Our Community Johnson Kacey Jackson
Share the Reading! Johnson Samantha ONeil
Balanced Literacy for Big Kids Lewis Christie Harty
Mastering Blood Pressure NFHS Marisa Pennington
Freck! In US History NFHS Clarence McClung
Getting Graphic NFHS Dani Fouser
Promoting Literacy Through Audio NFHS Dani Fouser
Building Future Ready Life Skills NFHS Marcy Hancock
Science Supplies Rhea Mary Smith
Scholastic Super Science Magazine Smith Racquel Connelly
Positive Impact of Working Hands and Minds Warren Tara Torres
For more information about the foundation, visit their website at forneyisdfoundation.org or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.