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​SSD Teachers Receive $5,150 in Grant Funding from Nabholz
Lauren Goins
Friday, October 20, 2017

Collage of Teachers Receiving Grants

SSD Teachers Receive $5,150 in Grant Funding from Nabholz

Nabholz Construction today awarded $5,150 in grant funding to successful applicants at the Sheridan School District as part of its Nabholz Classroom Grant Program.

"Sheridan School District faculty had the opportunity to complete applications for the grant in September," said Superintendent Jerrod Williams. "Our teachers are very grateful to have been awarded these grants. They will use the funding to purchase technology resources and/or other classroom supplies that go above and beyond normal standards."

The following grants were awarded.

Amount

Grantee(s)

Campus(es)

Purpose

$1,500

Brandi Williams, Sherri DeSoto, and Jessica Brown

Sheridan Intermediate and East End Intermediate

To purchase coding devices (Lego Education, Robot Music, Dash Robot, Spheros, etc.) for SIS and EEI as well as associated apps for iPads.

$1,000

Tamara Strawn, Debbie Blend, and Eddie Woodall

Sheridan Junior High

To purchase disc golf equipment for the Sheridan Junior High Physical Education Department

$480

Allison Michau

Sheridan Junior High

To pay entrance fees for 32 teams of five students each to compete in the Economics Arkansas Stock Market Games.

$500

Serena McGinley

Sheridan Intermediate

To purchase materials that will develop skills and enhance learning in the areas of science and technology.

$500

Bobbi Hall, Tamara Davidson, Van Reed, Cindy Harp, Marianne Glassco, Christy Whitley, Sandra Johnson, and Tammy Manning

Sheridan Elementary School

To purchase materials for hands-on activities that will develop critical thinking skills in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Materials will be used in all SES 2nd grade classrooms.

$500

Lindsey Bohler, Dottie Goode, Sarah Allen

Sheridan Elementary School

To purchase handheld microscopes, Ozobots and Cubelets for the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Lab.

$670

Denise Davis

East End Elementary and Sheridan Junior High

To purchase xylophones for music and choir classes.