The Washington School District’s WINGS Foundation awarded 17 teacher grants this spring, totaling $17,596.
WINGS (Washington’s Investment in Great Schools) is a nonprofit educational foundation established April 1992 to encourage and develop today’s children.
The group seeks to open new doors of opportunity for students by providing the necessary funds to support programs which are not or cannot be funded by the Washington School District.
In addition to teacher grants, the WINGS Educational Foundation provides student scholarships for continued education and state-of-the-art equipment. The organization also recognizes outstanding faculty and staff achievement.
The teachers receiving the grants, the schools where they work and the grant total are as follows:
Larissa Bray, Washington Middle School, $5,000.
Mary Robertson, Augusta Elementary, $1,393.
Monica Walter, Early Childhood Special Education, $2,052.
Meghan Phillip, Washington High School, $780.
Kristen Beinecke, Fifth Street Elementary, $300.
Erin Bauer, Fifth Street Elementary, $99.
Campbellton Elementary teachers, $4,649.
Erin Monzyk, Washington West Elementary, $215.
Elizabeth Eason, Washington West Elementary, $1,000.
Lori Mickelson, Washington West Elementary, $130.
Jennifer Miller, Fifth Street Elementary, $99.
Barbara Schweich, Clearview Elementary, $154.
Lori Mickelson, Washington West Elementary, $369.
Nichole Obermark, Washington West Elementary, $255.
Beth Smith, Clearview Elementary, $57.
Valerie Jankowski, Clearview Elementary, $594.
Stephanie Ruyle, South Point Elementary, $450.
WINGS has awarded 742 teacher grants since since 1992, totaling $318,241.