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Education Foundation distributes grant money

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By The Staff

Eminence Independent Schools Education Foundation Allocations Committee met March 12 to determine how to distribute this year’s grant funds.

Applicants receiving funding were:

• Joe Turner requested and received $200 for supplies to paint a mural depicting the Indian Removal Act and the Trail of Tears.

• Odyssey of the Mind received $400 for registration and competition fees. They had requested $1,000.

• Elementary School Principal Mike Doran received $1,500 of the $2,000 he requested to replace outdated Alpha Smart systems.

• Ballard Metcalfe requested and received $500 to complete an Outdoor Classroom project.

• The high school math department asked for $1,820 to purchase calculators. The department was granted $1,200.

• Donna McClamroch received $300 of the $600 she requested to offset costs of high school online classes.