Teachers receive $35,000 in grants

Published 1:37 pm Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Shelby County teachers who received grants from the Greater Shelby County Education Foundation. (Contributed)


The Greater Shelby County Education Foundation recently awarded $35,000 in grants to teachers in Shelby County Schools.

Funding was acquired from a grant given to the foundation by Wells Fargo, as well as a portion from the profits of the recent “Coupons for Classes” campaign.

The foundation received more than 150 grant requests this year.

The following teachers were awarded a grant: Rachel Ruis, Calera Middle School; Donna Glenn, Calera Middle School; Sharon Colley, Chelsea Middle School; Tracie Davis, Chelsea Park Elementary; Catherine Alston Walton, Chelsea Park Elementary; Rhonda Mack, Columbiana Middle School; Jason Mayfield, Columbiana Middle School; Elizabeth Burttram, Columbiana Middle School; Ashley Williamson, Creek View Elementary; Kimberly Bice, Creeek View Elementary; Jenny Lespi/Mary Kay Park, Elvin Hill Elementary; Crystal Watford, Helena Middle School; Brooke McGill, Linda Nolen Learning Center; David Sheffield, Meadow View Elementary; Melissa McMurray, Meadow View Elementary; Donna Hermecz, Meadow View Elementary; Lynda Glass, Meadow View Elementary; Lisa Meadows, Meadow View Elementary; April Price, Meadow View Elementary; Mary Howard, Montevallo High; Rose D’Alessio, Montevallo High; Erin Ashley/ Missy Holland, Mt Laurel Elementary; Emily Heisler, Mt Laurel Elementary; Judy Jenkins, Oak Mountain Elementary; Melissa Dixon, Oak Mountain High; Michelle Dunning, Oak Mountain Intermediate; Rebecca Burnett, Pelham High; Pam Simpson, Riverchase Middle School; Melody Byrne, Shelby Elementary; Lisa Carden, Shelby Elementary; Denise Sample, Special Services Center; Laura Alexander, Special Services Center; Barbara Wilfong Fletcher, Special Services Center; DeLisa Whittaker, Thompson High; Suzanne Lee/Cindy Zabala, Thompson Middle School; Amanda Dark, Thompson Middle School; Janaya Blackwell, Thompson Sixth Grade; Ginger Aaron, Valley Elementary; Ginger Aaron/Kay McRae, Valley Elementary; Morgan Sawyer, Vincent Elementary; Sharee Winslett, Vincent Elementary; Debra Owsley, Vincent Elementary, Dawn Howard, Vincent Middle/High; Denise Houston, Vincent Middle/High and Jennifer Supri, Vincent Middle/High.