Grant money

MAHOMET, Ill. (WCIA) -- Teachers in one school district are getting thousands of dollars worth of gear for their classrooms. The Mahomet-Seymour Education Foundation awarded 16 grants totaling nearly $20,000. Community donations help fund the grants. This year, the grant foundation was focused on STEM education.

Amy Walmer, chairperson of the Grant Selection Committee said, “The MSEF Grant Committee is impressed each year by the creative and innovative ways the teachers are engaging Mahomet-Seymour students... The Mahomet Seymour Education Foundation is honored to be part of the learning process through the MSEF Grant Program.”

The following is a list of the grants that were funded this year:

Jenny Diskin           $611.74    changing color light table
Kari Calcagno         $253.98    teacher mircophone
Jenn Diercks          $3,949.00    smartboard
Heather Jackson     $432.40    math center games
Lisa Martin             $385.05    AED trainer
Rachel Nodine        $480.00    STEM packs
Dayna Perkins        $1,492.72    spheros and cases
Sue Keeble            $800.00    drum performance
Jennifer Wherley     $1,232.00    square retail system
Sarah Smith           $3,795.00    graphing calculators
Kathryn Rose          $1,097.76    3D printer and filament
Collette Oprondek    $471.33    storybook STEM
Rachel Roberts        $2,702.69    STEM centers
Sarah Kaper            $251.82    STEM manipulatives
Emily Buckius         $500.85    math literacy games
Cindy Krumwiede    $1,118.55    Starting with STEM


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