2005-2006 Grant Awards
Blount County Education Foundation
December 9, 2005 Grant Award Announcement
The Blount County Education Foundation is pleased to announce the awarding of the
following grants for the 2005-2006 school year. Grants are awarded to 83 projects in the
amount of $56,967, an increase of $7,000 over last year!
Corr Wireless Endowed Grant
Karen Gamble & Elaine Locust Fork Elementary School On the Level
Blountsville Lions Club L. L. and Avis Norman Endowed Grant - In Memory of Curtis Holly
Amy Butts Blountsville Elementary School Fill „er Up! Work Stations to Fuel Learning
Senator Hinton Mitchem Endowed Grant
Deborah Butler Cleveland Elementary School Making Meaning
Senator Jack Biddle Endowed Grant
Lisa Hargett Hayden Middle School Now Showing: A Reader‟s Theater Ticket to Fluency
Representative Elwyn Thomas and Representative Jeremy Oden Grant
Kellie Camp Southeastern Elementary School History!! The Greatest Show on Earth
SPECIAL GRANT –
WCRL/WKLD GRANT Honoring WCRL/WLKD for the outstanding support of the Blount County Education Foundation.
Grindl Weldon Locust Fork High School Now, That‟s a NOVEL Concept!
CURRENT YEAR GRANTS – These grants have been made possible through contributions this year.
Assurity Life – Steve Faulker Grant
Olivia Scarbrough Cleveland Elementary School Graph It? No Problem!
Alabama Education Association Grant
Stoney Beavers Cleveland High School Survey Says!
Birmingham Coca-Cola Grant
Kathy Johnson Cleveland Elementary School Wishing to “Read Well”
Blount County Board of Education Members Grant
Sharon Lee-Blocker Blount County Career Technical Look Out World Hear I Come – Computer Certified
Blount County Education Association Grant
Kim Malone Southeastern Elementary School Ready, Set, READ!
Blount County Treasure Forrest Association Grant
Derrick LePard J. B. Pennington High School E-LAB-orate Life Science
Blountsville Elementary School Grant
Carol Pullen Blountsville Elementary School Read Well – That‟s for Me!
Alan Blankenship Grant
Deborah Peoples Southeastern Elementary School Look Mom! I Can Read!
Blount County Commission Grants
Paige Latta Appalachian High School All Aboard the Reading Station
Karen Richards Cleveland Elementary School You‟ve Just Entered – The Literacy Zone
Karen Dewberry-Holt Hayden Elementary School Hear to Read, See to Read, Speak to Read
Kathy Carr Southeastern Elementary School Pass the Headphones, Please
Tammy McMinn Susan Moore High School Victory over Verbs in Spanish
Century 21 In Memory of Sylvia and Kenneth Copeland Grant
Nancy Bullard Blountsville Elementary School Double Dipping – Two Scoops for Me, Please! Literacy
Cleveland High School Brandon Palmer Memorial Social Studies Grant
Larry Thigpen Cleveland High School MAP (Make a Point) in History
Cleveland Town Grant in Memory of Henry Pass
Amy Wilemon Cleveland High School SMART: Smart Mathematical Analysis and Reasoning with
Colonial Bank Grant
Paula Kretzchmar Cleveland Elementary School Reading with Franklin
Community Bank Grant
Suzette Johnson Hayden Middle School Accelerate Learning in Mathematics
Jeff and Twanna Hallmark Grant
Victoria Gable Locust Fork High School Technically Speaking
Hayden Lions Club Grant
Kimberly Harbison Hayden Elementary School Literacy Alive with the Big Five
Hayden Town Grant
Barry Kim Hargett Hayden High School Meeting the Technological & Visual Needs of Algebra Learners
Hometown Bank Grant
Robin Edmondson Appalachian High School The Magic Formula – FLUENCY!
Mike and Audrianna Johnson Grant
Darlene Smith Blountsville Elementary School Making Fitness Fun!
Jerry Jones Grant
Kelly Morton Cleveland High School Show Me Science
Rick Lathan Architect Associates Grant
Patricia Bellew Appalachian High School Quick Reads
Locust Fork Town Grant
Yvette Busenlehner Locust Fork Elementary School Manipulating the Mind
Ivalee McCay Memorial Grant for a Science Classroom by Becky McCay
Nancy Caffee Cleveland High School In Focus
Medical Center Blount Grant
Mike Johnson Cleveland High School Play It Fit
Oneonta Discount Building Supply Grant
Lisa Sloan Hayden Elementary School Literacy CENTERS – Creating Excitement Now To Ensure Reading
Ronda Posey Susan Moore Elementary School All Aboard: Building Literacy-Rich Learning Stations
In Honor of Linda Parker Grant by Dr. Shelly Vail-Smith
Amy Williamson Hayden Elementary School Loving Literacy Centers
Vera Vaughn Grant by Linda Parker
Julia Wall Hayden Elementary School Sail into Literacy II
Peoples Bank Grant
Christopher Chambers J. B. Pennington High School Listen Up and READ!
Regions Bank Grant
Cindy Augustine Hayden High School Literature for the Inclusive English Classroom
Reynolds Paint and Carpet Grant
Deanna Jones Cleveland High School Seeing is Believing: Technology to Enhance Reading and Writing
Alex Smith and Dalton Nesmith Grant
Belinda McCay Locust Fork Elementary School Sally, Dick, and Jane Were Right
Ron Stephenson Memorial Grant by the Family
Karen Bradford Susan Moore Elementary School LEAP 24/7: Learning English and Progressing at School and at
Jessica Puckett Appalachian High School Language Learners
Peggy and Sherry White Grant
Sandra Sorrow Cleveland Elementary School If That‟s What It Takes!
GENERAL FOUNDATION GRANTS – These grants are made possible by the many supporters of the Education Foundation.
These grants include grants funded through the Blount County Board of Education Employee Giving Program.
Teacher School Grant Project Title
Janice Lowe Appalachian High School Getting Ready to Read
Jennifer Reid Appalachian High School Chicka Chicka Boom Boom…We‟re Reading in our Room
Kelly Cornelius Appalachian High School Follow the Red Brick Road
Jennifer Walker Appalachian High School Kindergarten Collections
Debra Nolen Appalachian High School We‟re Gaining Momentum!
Vikki Brown Blountsville Elementary School Now I Get It!
Annette Protz Cleveland Elementary School The Road to Decode
Sandy McElvey Cleveland Elementary School Build a Reader: One Word at a Time
Janice Mallon Cleveland Elementary School I‟ll Take Teaching for One Thousand
Denise Lybrand Cleveland Elementary School Read Well – Lea Bien
Kathy Gilliland Cleveland Elementary School Now, I Get It!
Terri Nelson Cleveland Elementary School Can You Hear Me Now?
Sharon Vise Cleveland Elementary School Rolling into ARI
Donna Baba Cleveland Elementary School Focus on fluency throughout the Curriculum
Chris Puckett Cleveland Elementary School Getting Fit for Literacy with Earobics
Judy Tatum Cleveland Elementary School Write to Read/Read to Write
Kim Bryan Cleveland Elementary School Literally Literacy
Linda Williams Cleveland High School Literacy Leaps with Literature
Christy Weems Hayden Elementary School Get REAL with Fluency – Reading Enhanced by Audio Literacy
Tami Bamberry Hayden Elementary School World Series Reading
Ruth Smith Hayden Elementary School Leaping Leap Pads! It‟s Fun to Learn!
Paige Givens Hayden Elementary School Learning to Love Books
Dr. Shelley Vail-Smith Hayden Elementary School Creepy, Crawly, Flippy, Floppy: Hands-on Science, Math, Reading
Linda Parker Hayden Elementary School Fast Food Math
Billie Akers Hayden Elementary School Science Literacy Center
Tracie Sorenson Hayden Elementary School Shaping Readers with Shared Reading
Lynda Wilder Hayden Middle School Got MILK? Get Math! - Manipulatives Impact Learning &
Debra Landrum Locust Fork Elementary School Hearing on the Round
Sonya Humber Locust Fork Elementary School I‟ll Take Math for 200, Alex
Frances Douglas Locust Fork High School FUN-damental Reading
Joyce Waid Locust Fork High School A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Marcia Butler Locust Fork High School Reading Rescue
Wilma Guthrie Southeastern Elementary School P3 (Physical Science – Phirst & Phast)
Barbie Self Southeastern Elementary School Giving Voice to English Language Learners
April Hudson Southeastern Elementary School Jumping for Literacy Centers
Darlene Lambert Southeastern Elementary School Bigger is Better!
Brenda Beasley Southeastern Elementary School Listen My Children and Ye Shall Hear
Ruth Stewart Susan Moore Elementary School Awareness and Phonics