30 WFISD teachers receive grant money for classroom projects

Winner Lexi Law (Source: KAUZ)
Winner Lexi Law (Source: KAUZ)

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - More than $24,000 of Wichita Falls ISD Foundation IDEA grant money was awarded to 30 WFISD teachers Friday morning.

None of the teachers knew they were winners until they were handed their certificates.

Their students were just as surprised and cheered on their teachers as they received their awards.

A list of the winners is below:

Barwise Middle School

Christopher Freeman – Robotics Club (6th-8th)

"Robotics Club: Innovation Through Building"

$4,378.40

Booker T. Washington

Caili Knecht – 1st Grade

"iNeed iPads!"

$1,545

Lacey Davis – kindergarten

"Osmo…Hands on Learning"

$178

Kathleen Stutzman – Kindergarten

"Learning with Legos"

$153.96

Burges and Booker T. Washington

Elise Fox, Tonia Boyett, Bethany Horschler – PreKindergarten

"Come Play with Me"

$469.39

Burgess Elementary

Jamie Newberry – 2nd Grade

"One Book for Burges"

$750

Julie Woolsey – 1st Grade

"Old McDonald Comes to Town"

$1,794

Carrigan TAG Program

Jamie Jo Morgan – TAG 3-5

"Smart Solor Robotics Aquaponics"

$367.74

Cunningham

Jessica Jacobs and Amanda Beck – PreK/PPCD

"Oh, The Places We Will Go"

$352.28

Brandy Honeycutt – PreK/PPCD

"Road to Discovery"

$499.01

Fain

Daniele Chavez and Mary Coleman – Makerspace (Grades K-5)

$2,009.91

Franklin

Lexi Law – 5th Grade

"Mars Rover, Mars Rover, Send an Experiencing Right Over"

$650

Special Education from RHS, HHS & WFHS

Tonya Parham – Special Education

"From Trash to Cash"

$493.94

Jefferson

Cindy Peterson, Lana Brewster, Priscilla Lopez – Kindergarten

"Implementing Innovative and Interactive Instruction with IPEVO"

$507

Kristan Neeb – Librarian

"Inventing a Solution: What Problem Do You Want to Solve?"

$959.60

Kirby

Lehora Krugle – 8th Grade

"Techy Teens Take Over Texas Tech"

$550.59

Lamar

Stephanie Roberts – Kindergarten

"Full Steam Ahead"

$328.13

Megan Halford – 5th Grade

"Students Build for Success with Engineering Station:

$524.60

Megan Halford, Raquel Ramirez, Melissa Horn – 5th Grade

"Capturing' Students with Break-Out Boxes"

$750

McNiel Middle School

Courtney Reames – 6th Grade

"Hands-On Coding with Ozobots"

$1,000

Milam Elementary

Tiffany Hutchison and Amanda Miller – Kindergarten

"Tiggly Wiggly"
$453.75

Wichita Falls High School

Ashley Peterson and Wendy Presson – 9th, 11th, 12th Grades

"Explore with Google Expedition – Science"

$3,999

Zundy

Lindsay Rogers – 5th Grade

"Zundy Robot Uprising"

$390.95

Marci Zimmerman  - Special Education

"Technology for All"

$1,059

Newschannel 6 Reporter Jesse Canales will have more on this story this evening on Newschannel 6. We want to congratulate all the winners on a job well done!

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