Teacher Impact Grants

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The Foundation annually provides support for Waynesville R-VI teachers and students and helps promote creative classroom projects through its Teacher Impact Grants.

The Waynesville R-VI School District Foundation awarded more than $7,000 in grants to Waynesville R-VI teachers for the 2022-23 school year as follows:

  

1) Alexandra Jarvis, Freedom Elementary, a $301.75 grant for books to promote social and emotional learning

2) Kyleen Oxendine, East Elementary, a $300 grant for decodable chapter books

3) Hannah Whitehead, Freedom Elementary, a $323.89 grant for decodable reading books

4) Melanie Rogers, Waynesville Middle School, a $476 grant for crossnets

5) Lisa Thornburg, East Elementary, a $300 grant for STEM tools

6) Mary Myers, East Elementary, a $260 grant for an incubator so she can hatch chickens

7) Katy Henson, Freedom Elementary, a $450 grant for sensory learning manipulatives

8) Christina Biart, Freedom Elementary, a $455.70 grant for social emotional bullet journals

9) Sara Allen, East Elementary, a $450 grant for STEM Lego wall and supplies

10) Susan Harris, East Elementary, a $500 grant for cardboard building tools for a Maker Space area

11) Jessica Babb, Freedom Elementary, a $200 grant for books that focus on social emotional learning

12) Allison Sylvester, Williams Early Childhood Center, for a $100 grant for a My Little Circus thematic unit.

13) Cydnee Gilmore, Waynesville High School, for a $250 grant to bring cards and paper flowers to the Waynesville Life Care Center

14) Jennifer Schaub, Wood Elementary, a $40.50 grant for sound box mats and chips and get moving sticks.

15) Natosha Hulett, Freedom Elementary, a $500 grant for literacy based sensory items

16) Sabine Labib, Williams Early Childhood Center, a $119.96 grant for strollers to help foster language and social emotional skills

17) Shannon Shrum, Waynesville Sixth Grade Center, a $389.70 grant for re-write boogie boards

18) Heather Cobb, Parker Preschool, a $200 grant for library books

19) Jordan Dewey, Partridge Elementary, a $500 grant for xylophones

20) Theresa Pollman, Thayer Elementary, a $174 grant for secret story supplies

21) Carrie Wolfe, Waynesville Middle School, a $307.43 grant for supplies for centers to promote literacy

22) Sarah Luttrell, Waynesville High School, a $359 grant, for a tile mural project

23) Joshua Mize, a $168.38 grant for modern history podcasts

24) Shannon Shrum, a $389.70 grant for boogie boards