CORUNNA — The Corunna Educational Foundation awarded $4,994 in teacher mini-grants for members of the Corunna Public Schools’ teaching staff in January.
Teachers awarded mini-grants up to $300 each included Candice Rivette, Amanda Haycock, Amanda Danek, Tonya Trimble, Sheryl Bauman, Kim Kiesling, Tami Basso, April Bentler, Kyle Robinson and Sherri Svrcek.
Additionally, more than $2,000 was dedicated to kindergarten through third-grade teachers for student whiteboards and a classroom set of LCD writing tablets.
Founded in 1984 with a mission to preserve and enhance educational opportunities for students and staff of the Corunna Public Schools, the Foundation provides financial support in the form of scholarships and funding of mini-grants for classroom projects.
The Foundation fundraiser dinner raffle is scheduled for 6 p.m. April 29 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Caledonia Township. Tickets are $60 and include two dinners (extra dinner tickets are available for $10 each). The grand prize is $1,500. People interested in purchasing a ticket may call (989) 743-6338.