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Bright Ideas Grant Winners Announced

Bright Ideas Grant Winners Announced 12/11/2019


The North Carolina Bright Ideas Education Grant Program has announced the winners for 2019. Congratulations to the following Cabarrus County Schools teachers who recently won Bright Ideas grants from the Union Power Cooperative to provide funding for innovative and classroom-based projects:


Bonnie Robinson

A.T. Allen Elementary | Project: Breaking Out Through Critical Thinking and Communication | Grant: $858


Tomarra Londeree

Bethel Elementary | Project: Build and Code Botzees! | Grant: $1,000


Heather Shulman

Bethel Elementary | Project: A Happily Ever STEM Tale | Grant: $1,445


Susan Foulks

Carl A. Furr Elementary | Project: Comics Make Student Writing Come to Life | Grant: $79


Dana L Ramseur

Central Cabarrus High | Project: Opening Minds with an Open Heart: Multiculturalism & Diversity in the Library | Grant: $1,000


Julie Stephenson

Mount Pleasant High | Project: Reaching Reluctant Readers Through Graphic Novels | Grant: $1,000


Carmen Money

Brown McAllister STEM Elementary | Project: STEMulating Learning with Google Expeditions! | Grant: $1,965


Kate Highsmith

Weddington Hills Elementary | Project: Butterfly in the sky– I can fly twice as high! | Grant: $905


Lara Cabaniss

Winecoff Elementary | Project: Racing with Ollie and Sphero | Grant: $1,990


Adam Haas

Rocky River Elementary | Project: Meteorologists of the Future | Grant: $1,905


The Bright Ideas education grants are offered by electric co-ops to teachers in K-12 classrooms across the state for innovative projects inside the classroom that would otherwise not be possible.



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