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2013 Red Apple Grant Recipients

The Warsaw Education Foundation is proud to announce Red Apple Grant Awards have surpassed the $250,000 mark!

Red Apple Grants are awarded to Warsaw Community Schools' teachers two times per calendar year, January and June, through a competitive application and selection process.  The January 2013 grant recipients include 11 teachers representing nine different schools who have been awarded a total of $11,167.34 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students.  The June 2013 grant recipients include 12 teachers representing five different schools who have been awarded a total of $11,450.35









Seated L-R:  Pardee Gunter, Taylor Bean, Terry Aukeman, Phillip Call, Nate Howett
Standing L-R:  Angela Hopper, Carla Milliman, Shirley Fleming, Wendy Kovach
Nicole Cervone-Gish, Debbi Buhlmann and Barb Smolen, WEF Executive Director

Terry Aukeman, Warsaw Area Career Center - $1,455.00
Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow

Taylor Bean, Claypool Elementary School - $336.98
Shared Math Library

Phillip Call, Warsaw Community High School - $47.90
Flipped Classroom Microphone Headsets

Nicole Cervone-Gish, Madison Elementary School, and Debbi Buhlmann, Eisenhower Elementary School - $1,500.00
The Rainforest Chocolate Project

Shirley Fleming, Eisenhower Elementary School - $1,227.16
STEM Science Club

Pardee Gunter, Washington STEM Academy - $1,467.00
Junior Master Gardener

Angela Hopper, Warsaw Area Career Center - $1,500.00
Lighting Your World

Nate Howett, Edgewood Middle School - $1,000.00
"Bee"ing Observed - studying the efficiency and effectiveness of the honeybee!!

Wendy Kovach, Gateway Education Center - $1,497.33
Library Reading Collection

Carla Milliman, Lincoln Elementary School - $1,135.97
Roads to Reading



Seated L-R:  Rose Love, Abbi Richcreek, Cathy Hood, Aly Beery, Abigail Slone
Standing L-R:  Barb Smolen WEF Executive Director, Monique Lewis, Abigail Dutcher, Scott Bailey, Gina Courtois, Hilary O'Connell, Andrew Bass, Jennifer Phillips

Scott Bailey, Washington STEM Academy - $1,000.00
Let's "BEE" Aware:  Introducing Washington STEM Students to the Life of Bees

Andrew Bass, Edgewood Middle School - $1,230.85
Weather Station

Gina Courtois, Madison Elementary School - $1,500.00
Everyday is an Adventure!!

Cathy Hood and Abigail Dutcher, Washington STEM Academy - $1,500.00
Human Anatomy:  How Does it Work? Learning Through Stations

Monique Lewis, Gateway Education Center - $1,500.00
School Garden Project

Rose Love, Warsaw Area Career Center - $1,460.00
Molecular Puzzles

Hilary O'Connell, Madison Elementary School - $1,496.16
Read to Me . . . and I Will Read to You!

Jennifer Phillips, Gateway Education Center - $263.39
The Sunshine Garden

Abbi Richcreek, Warsaw Area Career Center - $1,499.95
Warsaw Underwater Treasure Hunt

Thank you to our 2013 Red Apple Grant sponsors who have contributed a minimum of $1,000 toward our Red Apple Grant program:


Would you or your business like to support the Warsaw Education Foundation's Red Apple Grant program?  Do you have a special interest in math, science, history, art, music, or any other field of study?  If so, we'd like to talk to you about the opportunities available.  Please contact Barb Smolen, Executive Director, at 574-371-5098 X2410 or Edfoundation@warsawschools.org.