Patterson Middle School teacher Tug Lederman rejoices as he accepts a grant Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, to build a school garden. Killeen ISD Education Foundation director Joyce Hodson, left, and foundation board of director member Marian Carlson join in the celebration. The grant patrol delivered grants to teachers at 11 campuses totaling more than $75,000 to fund innovative classroom projects.
Rancier Middle School teacher Lacy Trevino gives a thumbs-up Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, for a $4,022 Killeen ISD Education Foundation grant to purchase scientific probeware to allow students to collect a wide range of data and run analytic reports. Foundation director Joyce Hodson and board of directors Hal Schiffman and Wayne Moore join in the celebration.
Liberty Hill Middle School counselor Lendy Jones, with check, and teacher Shontel Wiggins are seen Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. Their grant, funded through the Killeen ISD Education Foundation, will bring a two-day mobile exhibit trailer to the school to inform students about career paths in science, technology, engineering and math.
Hay Branch Elementary School teachers Jennifer Wolf, Carin Bauer and Rebecca Murray untangle from celebratory string Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, as the Killeen ISD Education Foundation awards them a $4,722 grant for interactive technology in the classroom.
The Pershing Park Elementary School science club joins teachers and Killeen ISD Education Foundation board and staff members Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, during the group's grant patrol. Pershing Park accepted a $10,585 grant on behalf of 29 district elementary schools set to compete in the annual Elementary Olympiad in the spring.
Posted: Monday, December 9, 2013 4:30 am
Posted on Dec 9, 2013
Wearing Santa hats and braving freezing temperatures, the Killeen ISD Education Foundation grant patrol distribution Friday took on a holiday feel.
They came bearing gifts, handing out oversized checks totaling more than $75,000 and making up 17 innovative classroom projects across 11 campuses within the Killeen Independent School District.
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