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Charles I. Dover Grants Awarded for Classroom-based Projects

posted Mar 16, 2018, 3:37 PM by Greg Shull   [ updated Mar 16, 2018, 3:40 PM ]

The Cleveland County Schools Educational Foundation awarded fourteen grants to educators to fund creative, innovative, and unique classroom projects. The grants range from $250 to $750 and were presented to the educators on March 15th at the annual Teaching Excellence Awards at the LeGrand Center. 

Grant Recipients and projects are as follows:
  • LeighAnne Bouchard of West Elementary for Versa Tiles
  • Isha Hardin and Lee Howell of Bethware Elementary for a Sphero/iPad Project
  • Mercedes Humphries of Kings Mountain High for Dry Erase Tilt Tables
  • Lisa Jackson of Crest High for a CPR manikins
  • Deanna Pauley of Crest Middle for non-fiction books
  • Katherine Elliott of Burns High for 35 books
  • Alexis Merritt of Springmore Elementary for unique seating options for students
  • Amanda Morris and Chloe Clary of Burns High for a DECA Chapter project
  • Kaye Harris and Matt Harris of Crest High for a horticulture garden
  • Brandon Gosey of Burns High for mobile laptop carts
  • Sarah Fulton of Kings Mountain High for a Cajon drum set
  • Penny Clontz of Crest High for an outdoor adventure club
  • Traci Aderholdt of Shelby high for a Steel drum workshop
  • Bonnie Scruggs and Peter Strickland of Crest High for music stands
The selection committee was comprised of various employees from CCS Central Services. The Charles I. Dover grants will be funded for the 2018-2019 school year, and the funding is transferred directly to the CCS Educational Foundation from the Dover Foundation purposed for funding classroom programs or projects that are creative, innovative, or unique.
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