At the Alvin ISD Employee Recognition Ceremony, held at Shadow Creek High School, the Alvin ISD Education Foundation awarded twenty Campus Grants. These grants will fund a variety of projects on campuses throughout Alvin ISD in the 2017-2018. The grant projects ranged from grants that included virtual reality technology, gardening, chess, S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) projects, reading, an author visit and more. The total of the grants awarded was $18,677.04. Foundation Vice President David Becker said, “The Foundation is happy to support our schools and help them with fun and innovative projects.”
Congratulations to these schools that received grants: Mark Twain Elementary, Shadow Creek High, Wilder Elementary, Fairview Jr. High, Alvin Primary, Hood-Case Elementary, Manvel Jr. High, Passmore Elementary, Stevenson Elementary, York Elementary, Alvin High, Disney Elementary, Jeter Elementary, Hasse Elementary, Shirley Brothers Elementary, Alvin Elementary, Duke Elementary, Pomona Elementary, Rodeo Palms Jr. High and Meridiana Elementary. The principal of the brand new Pomona Elementary, Renae Rives, said, “It is exciting to receive our first grant as a campus, we can’t wait to use the funds to host a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Night in the fall. We appreciate the excitement this brings and the support of the Alvin ISD Education Foundation.” The Foundation cannot wait to see the all of these Grants in Action!
For information on how you can help the Foundation make a difference in Alvin ISD, please contact the Foundation Executive Director Sheila Olson at 281-331-2586.