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Previous Educator Grant Winners

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2018 Educator Grant Winners

Erin Amones

New Palestine Junior High School
Purchased: Social thinking curriculum
 

Stephanie Basile

Raymond F Brandes School
Purchased:
 30 seat sacks
 

David Culley

Noblesville West Middle School
Purchased: Chinese calligraphy supplies
 

Deborah Huffine

Guion Creek Middle School
Purchased: Gladiator ready to assemble hardwood top workbench

 

Nicole Little

Mary Bryan Elementary School
Purchased: Sets of chapter books and bins to store the books

 

Ann Mennonno

Clarks Creek Elementary School
Purchased: 
Maker space project cart fully loaded

 

Angela Roamer

Avon Intermediate School East
Purchased: Upkeep with classroom cellos and basses

 

Robert Walls

Kitley Elementary
Purchased: New young Hoosier books
 

Kerri Wood

Belzer Middle School
Purchased: 
Cross-curricular STEM project
 

Melissa Bardack

Center Grove High School
Purchased: Supplies and computer to help with 3D printer design
 

Edward Berry

Franklin Central High School
Purchased: Rebranding of Business Department Coffee Shop

 

Veronica Curtis

Franklin Township Middle School East
Purchased: Metal baskets for student desks
 

Jennifer Leavell

Mt. Vernon High School
Purchased: High-interest books for 9-12 classroom

 

Megan Mathew

Hamilton Heights Middle School
Purchased: Heart rate monitors and software with licensing

 

Angel Myers

New Britton Elementary School
Purchased: 
Project Lead the Way launch program modules

 

Danielle Thompson

Fall Creek Elementary School
Purchased: Outdoor sensory wall

 

Nicole Walters

White River Elementary School
Purchased: 
Additional books for the classroom that show diverse cultures





 

2017 Educator Grant Winners

Chris Atkinson

Cherry Tree Elementary School
Purchased: 3D Printer for school MakerSpace
 

Matthew Goddard

Holy Angels Catholic School
Purchased:
 12 World Music drumming kits
 

Courtney Chamberlin

North Elementary School
Purchased: Research based leveled textbooks for the library
 

Miranda Fikes

Rosa Parks Kindergarten Academy
Purchased: Reading and world building manipulatives

 

Todd Hagemeier

Westfield Middle School
Purchased: 10 disc golf baskets and disc sets

 

Kevin Morse

Westfield High School
Purchased: 
Lab technology for science classrooms 

 

Jennifer Spoor

Reagan Elementary School
Purchased: 6 Kore Patented WOBBLE Chairs

 

Leah Trigg

Avon High Schools
Purchased: Keyboard piano and bench for school choir
 

Lane Waters

Park Tudor
Purchased: 
Picnic tables, watering system and other equipment for outdoor learning community
 

Andrew Brinkman

North Central High School
Purchased: Music composition and analysis software program
 

Sarah Cannon

Eastridge Elementary School
Purchased: Learning rug, outdoor picnic supplies and exercise games
 

Kristen Fern

Super School #19
Purchased: Art and clay making supplies
 

Kurt Freytag

Lawrence Central High School
Purchased: IHSAA Basketball and cold weather gear

 

Greg McCord

HSE Junior High School
Purchased: Maglev track and materials for engineering design processes

 

Amber Ploutz

V.O. Isom Elementary School
Purchased: 
Drama club supplies and costumes

 

Amanda Stinnett

Pleasant Crossing Elementary School
Purchased: 24 stability ball chairs

 

Dawn Walker-Seyerle

Arsenal Technical High School
Purchased: 
Class set of the book "Everything You Need to Ace American History in One Big Fat Notebook"




 

 

2016 Educator Grant Winners

Erin Amones

Doe Creek Middle School
Purchased: Materials for 7th and 8th grade Essential Skills Classes
 

Catherine Brinkerhoff

Brownsburg East Middle School
Purchased:
 MakerBot STEM supplies including a 3D printer and filament
 

Cathleen Clady

Eleanor Skillen School #34
Purchased: Student classroom books for critical reading and writing 
 

Melody Gayle

Break-O-Day Elementary
Purchased: Materials and manipulatives to use at Daily 5 Learning stations

 

Karen Hovanec

Cathedral High School
Purchased: Level-appropriate novels for Spanish Classes

 

Jennifer Marlow

Carmel High School
Purchased: 
24 Hanna Instrument pH testers 

 

Terry Mitchell

Guion Creek Intermediate
Purchased: Project Lead the Way robotics kits

 

Ryan Morphew

Options Charter Schools
Purchased: Classroom double sided dry erase boards, markers, and erasers
 

Carla Redden

Stonybrook Middle School
Purchased: 
Science supplies including charts, books, and chemicals
 

Gwen Wieczorek

St. Theodore Guerin High School
Purchased: Class set of MiniOne Systems (gel electrophoresis equipment)
 

Jamie Beck

Greenwood Community Schools
Purchased: Resources to teach social skills to Kindergarten students
 

Douglas Brown

Noblesville West Middle School
Purchased: Six durable, portable chess boards and pieces to start a school chess club

 

Kathy Drake

Pleasant View Elementary School
Purchased: Cubelets Creative Constructors Pack of modular click together robots
 

Tracie Greene

Smoky Row Elementary
Purchased: Equabeam tools for math to help students gain number sense

 

Kylie Keevy

Harshman Middle School
Purchased: 50 frogs, 6 fetal pigs and dissections supplies

 

Theresa Mendez

Central Catholic School
Purchased: 
A wide range of new books for the school library

 

Nicole Monkul

Brooks School Elementary
Purchased: STEM design & build engineering centers

 

David Nelson

Indian Creek Elementary
Purchased: 
MakerSpace Pack and materials that includes a 3D printer
 

Helen Shere

Herron High School
Purchased: Class set of magnetic models and cell modeling materials







 

 

2015 Educator Grant Winners

Vicki Ayres-Benson

North Central High School 
Purchased: Potter's Wheel for art class
 

Bill Buckman

Carmel Clay Middle School
Purchased:
 TI Navigator System for calculators
 

Ashley Connor

Sunnyside Elementary, Lawrence Township School
Purchased: Independent phonics center during guided reading 
 

Maureen Hoffman-Wehmeier

Greenwood Middle School
Purchased: "Make My Newspaper" School newspaper program 
 

Adam Jahn

Fall Creek Intermediate, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Purchased: Quadcopter drone for computer programming and data analyzation
 

Jeremy Large

New Palestine High School
Purchased: 
Recording equipment to create a recording studio
 

Barbra Nichols

New Augusta North, Pike Township Schools
Purchased: Math classroom manipulatives 

 

Kim Ward

SUPER School #19, Indianapolis Public Schools
Purchased: Action Based Learning Lab math games, manipulatives, and Math & Movement colorful mats

 

Kelsey Buckley

Zionsville Middle School
Purchased: Makerspace for the media center

 

Josh Cecil

Noblesville High School
Purchased: Classroom cameras for video production

 

Marinda Grove

Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
Purchased: Home school connection lending library  
 

Colleen Ireland

Geist Elementary, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Purchased: Math game materials

 

Kim King

Center Grove Elementary
Purchased: Guided reading book sets 

 

Christine Miller

Shamrock Springs Elementary School
Purchased: 
Physical Education equipment 
 

Alexandra Tubbs

Thompson Crossing Elementary, Franklin Township Schools
Purchased: GAMEPLAN Curriculum books, charts, visuals, and classroom set manipulatives





 

 

2014 Educator Grant Winners

Jessica Belton

Avon High School
Purchased: Thermal cycler for DNA hands-on student activities
 

Valerie Ferry

Carey Ridge Elemtary, Westfield Washington Schools
Purchased: 
A Copernicus reading and writing center for large
group instruction. 
 

Craig Helming

Noblesville High School
Purchased: 
Supplies to introduce students to the craft of woodworking
 

Kendra Kidwell

Abraham Lincoln Elementary, Perry Township Schools
Purchased: 
Classroom supplies including a color coded rug and student storage sacks

 

Kelly Looper

Guion Creek Middle School, Pike Township Schools
Purchased: Books for summer reading

 

Regina Rexrode

Stony Creek Elementary, Noblesville Schools
Purchased: Broadcast software for the daily student
school newscast 
 

Josh Torres

Center Grove High School 
Purchased: A lead pan and set of double seconds to support diverse music education.

 

Brenda Walde

Mary Bryan Elementary & Southport Elementary, Perry Township Schools
Purchased: Assessment software used to identify students in need of special services

Clara Crosby

Arlington Elementary, Franklin Township Schools
Purchased: 
Creation of a classroom reading center and library
 

Kristin Hancock

GW Carver Montessori 87, Indianapolis Public Schools
Purchased: 
Picnic tables to turn the school's learning garden
into an outdoor classroom. 

 

Amanda Holland

Mt. Comfort Elementary, Mt. Vernon Schools
Purchased: Interactive learning tools for the classroom smart board.

 

Laura LaCross 

Riverside Intermediate School, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Purchased: 
Robotic kits to augment STEM learning 

 

Terri Perkins

Francis Bellamy 102, Indianapolis Public Schools
Purchased: Character education program to teach prosocial skills to preschool children. 
 

Christina Riley

Options Charter School, Carmel
Purchased: School-wide initiatives focused on team
building, leadership, and stress relief.

 

Danielle Traphagan

New Augusta North, Pike Township Schools
Purchased: Magellan eXplorist GPS tools to support modern
geography and spatial thinking education.