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2016 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 2016 grant recipients include 10 teachers representing nine different schools who have been awarded a total of $15,107.06 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students. 


Seated L-R:  Mandy Duncan, Judy Becker, Tori Reneker
Standing L-R:  Kathy Gruenewald, Barb Smolen WEF Executive Director, Aimee Hagg


Mandy Duncan, Jefferson Elementary School - $1,472.94
Learning Comes to Life with Legos!

Judy Becker, Lakeview Middle School - $1,398.00
Fundamentals of Music:  "Rock the Classroom" using iPads and JamHub Studios

Tori Reneker, Madison Elementary School - $1,495.48
Mathematics Enrichment Center

Kathy Gruenewald, Eisenhower Elementary School - $1,500.00
GenMove Project

Aimee Hagg, Harrison Elementary School - $1,059.95
Making Math Stack Up


L-R:  Abbi Richcreek, Beth Walenga, Emily Gough, David Burden, Amanda Scroggs

Abbi Richcreek, Edgewood Middle School - $1,500.00
Girl Power in 3D Printing:  Captivating Females in Engineering
3D printer and supplies for the Engineering Design and Modeling class to increase female involvement by allowing them to design and create girl accessories

Beth Walenga, Lincoln Elementary School - $1,364.95
KIck Starting Writing with Legos
Lego Story Starter Kit to teach students the basic mechanics of writing

Emily Gough, Warsaw Community High School - $1,244.75
Environmental Science River Waders
Hip-waders to be used by environmental science students for outdoor, hands-on lab experiences in local waterways

David Burden, WCS Instructional Coach- $1,349.98
Sparking Education
Sphero SPRK Edition programmable robot to teach students programming with connections to reading and social studies skills

Amanda Scroggs, Lakeview Middle School - $1,322.01
Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead:  Launching a Makerspace
Supplies to create a place of fabrication tools, materials, technology and mentors to enable students to experiment and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

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 the Executive Director, at 574-371-5098 X2410 or Edfoundation@warsawschools.org.