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Ware Elementary LISD Grant Winners 


On Wednesday, March 4, the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. and Longview ISD hosted a breakfast for the 2015 Great Rewards for Great Ideas recipients. At the breakfast, the Foundation announced funding for this year's grant cycle.


Grant winners received funding from the Longview ISD Foundation ranging from $100 to $2000 for innovative classroom projects and programs that will enhance the quality of education for all students in Longview ISD.


This year, the twentieth anniversary of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program, $99,842.67 was requested through 65 grant applications.  The Foundation funded 24 grants totaling $38,082.06. The Foundation funded 24 elementary grants for a total of $31,723.90 and 5 secondary grants for a total of $6,358.16. 


Since the beginning of the Great Rewards for Great Ideas Program in 1996, the Foundation has funded 602 grants totaling $583,376.08. These grants have enhanced Longview ISD’s academic programs as well as music, art, technology, counseling and guidance, health and physical education, and character education programs.


For a list of this year’s grant recipients, visit the Longview ISD Foundation’s website at www.lisdfoundation.org and click on Great Rewards for Great Ideas on the menu bar at the top of mkNJof the page.  Also, to see pictures of this year's Grants Giveaway; click on Gallery on the menu bar.


This year ten teachers at Ware Elementary School received grant funding from the Longview ISD Foundation, Inc. 


Grant recipients are:


Melanie Hamilton, Tonya Russell, Aleli Antommarchi, and Michelle Clark who received $1.198.50 for their grant titled “Snap Circuit Electricity” for science instruction in fifth grade;


Kendra Collins, Cynthia Coleman, Brenda Slayton, Domingo Gutierrez, and Melissa Swallow received $2,021.20 for their grant titled “LEGO Education” for math, science, and technology education in fourth grade; and

Melva Williams who received $1,999.97 for her grant titled “Get Tuned Into Learning” for music education in first through fifth grades.

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