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Mike's Kids Education Foundation awards literacy grants

Each year, the Mike’s Kids Education Foundation graciously awards Literacy Grants to teachers for creative classroom activities that promote student-centered learning and enhance education. MKES has awarded more than $51,000 in literacy grants to teachers in Madison County Schools in the past six years.

This year’s recipients include:

Chad Eades, Madison Southern, “Science Literacy”
Melanie Grant and Donna Jeck, Foley Middle, “Revolutionary Dinner Party”
Rebekah Hammond, Foley Middle, “21st Century Learning Skills/College Readiness”
Troy Isham, Clark-Moores Middle, “Classroom Library”
Kristy Little, Clark-Moores Middle, “Gateway to Science-Enhancing RTI for Struggling Science Students”
Jodi Campbell, Shannon Johnson Elementary, “Leveled Literacy Intervention”
Melissa Gilliam, Shannon Johnson Elementary, “Reading is Fun!”
Whitney Bonar, Shannon Johnson Elementary, “Literacy Centers”
Lisa Cornett, Shannon Johnson Elementary, “RTI and Center Materials”
Greg Cress, Shannon Johnson Elementary, “Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominees”
Chuck Snedegar, White Hall Elementary, “Young Nonfiction Readers”
Tiffany McAvoy, White Hall Elementary, “Magnificent Minds Melding Mathematics and Literacy”
Beth Richardson, Waco Elementary, “Books for Boys”
Amy Ritter, Waco Elementary, “Listen to Learn”
Carrie Ballinger, Kingston Elementary, “iPads and Literacy”
Rhonda Orttenburger, Kit Carson Elementary, “Reading Review Club”
Jennifer Bunch, Silver Creek Elementary, “I Want More, More, More!”
Tracy Hall, Lisa Sizemore, Jill VanDyke, and Angela Vaughn, Daniel Boone Elementary, “Write On”

Congratulations to these grant recipients. To learn more about the Mike's Kids Education Foundation, visit www.mikeskidseducationfoundationinc.com.

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