Troy Foundation awards Apple grants

TROY — The Apple Grant was established to provide teachers a monetary source to enhance the educational experience in their classrooms. Apple Grants are to assist teachers in the Troy City School District, St. Patrick School and Troy Christian Schools for kindergarten through high school students.

Apple Grant applications are accepted one-time each year, with the annual deadline in May.

Applications may be for up to $1,000. For more information on the Apple Grant process and application, visit

At their June 2016 meeting, the Distribution Committee of The Troy Foundation reviewed 26 Apple Grant applications and awarded the following:

• Concord Elementary

Myra Sanders, Reading Buddies, $500

Jody Weber, Iditarod Musher Presentation, $600

• Heywood Elementary

Melanie Beane, Kindergarten Math Centers, $751.08

• Cookson Elementary

Julie Angle, Listen to Reading Station, $437.88

Shelley Stewart, classroom technology, $758

Lane Lucas, classroom technology, $758

Zach Guess, standing tables/desk, $988.11

Katie Curnes, standing tables/desk, $988.11

Rebecca Miklas, standing tables/desk, $988.11

Stephanie Schroeder, standing tables/desk, $988.11

• Forest Elementary

Margaret Carpenter, Studies Weekly, $589.05

Keshia Barker, Science A-Z, $706.45

Paul Hohlbein, Analog/Atomic Clocks, $900

• Heywood Elementary

Melanie Beane, Kindergarten Math Centers, $751.08

• Kyle Elementary

Andrew Marrs, Study Island, $864

Deanna Temple, Study Island, $975

Paul Miller, STEM projects, $975.06

Kris Pascale, Chapter Book Success, $995.17

• Van Cleve

Rhodes/Osborne/Costello, literature novels, $387.30

Jeremy Hughes, Kids Discover Magazine, $718.20

Karen Richardson, Chromebook for math, $806

McKenzie Costello, SRA Reading Lab, $943.47

• St. Patrick Catholic School

Jenny Reinmann, book sets for junior high, $622.99

• Troy Christion High School

Brenda Hart, wireless projector for chemistry, $549

Cheris Krueger, calculators for algebra, $638

Matt Klint, iPad Pro and Pencil for graphic art, $898

Stacey Ort, iPad Pro and Pencil for biology, $923.

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