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2014 Red Apple Grant Recipients

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 2014 grant recipients include nine teachers representing five different schools who have been awarded a total of $7,173.20 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students.  The June 2014 grant recipients include six teachers representing four different schools who have been awarded a total of $5,185.00.


Seated L-R:  Wendy Kovach, Donna Bower, Jane Zellers, Deborah Locke
Standing L-R:  Barb Smolen WEF Executive Director, April Boggs, Sherri Snow, Brenda Utter

April Boggs, Lakeview Middle School - $422.20
Studentales Publishing Project - Poetry Compilations

Donna Bower, Brenda Utter & Yesenia Giron, Gateway Education Center - $1,139.00
Champions of Reading:  Encouraging Adults to be Lifelong Learniers Through Reading

Wendy Kovach, Gateway Education Center - $1,495.00
Nurturing Independent Reading with High Interest Nonfiction Texts for Non-traditional Students

Kevin Lancaster, Madison Elementary School - $1,500.00
WeDo Lego Education

Deborah Locke, Lakeview Middle School - $773.00
Kuta Infinite Math Software

Sherri Snow, Jefferson Elementary School - $1,110.00
Bouncing Into Focus

Jane Zellers, Lincoln Elementary School - $734.00
Pull Down Maps


Seated L-R:  Anne Willmert, Crystal Kreider, David Scott McClintock, Jennifer Phillips
Standing L-R:  Jennifer Hicks, Julie Bishopp, Barb Smolen WEF Executive Director 

Anne Willmert, Warsaw Community High School - $1,439.68
Dance Performance Costumes

Crystal Kreider, Leesburg Elementary School - $1,255.00
Laptops for Next Generation Research

David Scott McClintock, Jefferson Elementary School - $1,393.28
The Spartan Garden

Jennifer Phillips, Gateway Education Center - $300.00
Healthy, Happy and Strong

Jennifer Hicks, Warsaw Community High School - $200.00
Poetry Out Loud

Julie Bishopp, Leesburg Elementary School - $597.04
"Tell Me a Story":  Listening to Literature


Thank you to our 2014 Red Apple Grant sponsors who have contributed a minumum 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.