2019 Clearly Brighter Teacher Grant Winners

2019 Clearly Brighter Teacher Grant Winners

In honor of National Co-op Month, Northwestern Rural Electric Cooperative is happy to announce the recipients of its 2019 Clearly Brighter Teacher Grants. A total of $4,000 has been awarded to the following local educators for their special class projects.

The 2019 Clearly Brighter Teacher Grant recipients are:

  • Emily Luteran, Seton Catholic School, 5th - 8th, $300 for Life with Impairment project
  • Carolyn Brown, Meadville Area Middle School, 7th & 8th, $212 for String Art project
  • Sheri Campbell, Northwestern School District, K - 12th, $199.99, for Social Skill Development Platform
  • Vanessa Doutt, Pleasantville Elementary, 4th, $250 for Themed Novel Study Journeys Supplements
  • Mike Wheeler, Northwestern Elementary School, K - 5th, $200 for Music Classroom Instruments
  • Amanda Sovisky, Seton Catholic School, 2nd & 3rd, $150 for Apple TV in the classroom
  • Asa Williams, Cambridge Springs High School, 9th - 12th, $400 for Robotic Supplies
  • DeAnna Sopher, Seton Catholic School, 1st, $99 for Mystery Science project
  • Kelly Astor, Cambridge Springs Elementary School, K - 6th, $350 for Aquaponics: Hands on Learning for Everyone
  • Diane Clark, Corry Area Primary School, K, $350 for Superhero Scientists project
  • Jennifer Wilson/Stephen McClune, Hermitage House/IU5, 8th - 12th, $400 for Nutrition Skills for Independent Living project
  • Bert Sturdevant, Maplewood Jr./Sr. High School, 7th & 8th, $500 for Exploring the World of Stem Through Prototype Building
  • Breanna Sonney, Edinboro Elementary, 4th, $325 for Illuminating Electricity project
  • Sharon Reagle, Union City Area High School, 9th - 12th, $250 for Know Your Numbers project

As a community-focused cooperative, Northwestern REC is dedicated to offering programs that help improve the quality of life. The teacher grant program is one way the co-op reaches out to children – the members of tomorrow.

The Clearly Brighter Teacher Grant Program was designed to reach these kids by helping teachers better afford innovative and effective educational curriculum that is not covered by traditional school financing. Individual teachers can apply for grants up to $250, while teams of teachers (two or more) can apply for grants up to $500.

Each year, Northwestern REC will award a total of $4,000 through this grant program. Applications for the next grant period (fall 2020) will be accepted online beginning May 1, 2020, through Sept. 15, 2020. Visit NorthwesternREC.coop for more information. Questions may be directed to Amy Wellington, manager of communications, at 1-800-352-0014, or email awellington@northwesternrec.com.

Northwestern REC is a nonprofit, member-owned electric cooperative serving over 20,000 members throughout five counties in northwest Pennsylvania.

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