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Rowan Partners for Education awards $11,000 in mini-grants

Staff reports

SALISBURY — The educational foundation for the Rowan-Salisbury Schools, Rowan Partners for Education, recently presented teachers with mini grants valuing approximately $11,000.

The teachers were honored at the Feb. 27 Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meeting by foundation Co-Chairs Jon and Susan Steele.

Foundation members visited the schools to present the grants to the teachers as students enthusiastically joined in the celebration.

To apply for the grants, teachers submitted applications proposing an innovative project. Teachers were awarded grants of varying amounts based on the projects.

Grant-winning teachers include the following people:

• Brooklyn Bushon at China Grove Elementary.

• Joanna Brown at Isenberg Elementary.

• Larry Persinger at Rockwell Elementary.

• Lynn Bradley at Cleveland Elementary.

• Emily Shue at West Rowan Middle.

• Theresa Pierce at Rowan County Early College.

• Aaron Linker at China Grove Middle.

• Josh Wells at the district level.

The grants were made possible through Rowan Partners for Education fundraising efforts, including a successful golf tournament, dinner and teacher showcase that occurred in fall 2016.

The Rowan Partners for Education educational foundation consists of members from across the community including representation from businesses, parents, former educators and faith-based partners along with district administrative support.

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