Sunday, May 19, 2024

OCSRA Grants, Service Awards for 2017-2018


OKANOGAN  - Okanogan County School Retirees' Association provided 11 grants and four community service awards to enhance student learning in Okanogan County schools last year.

Grant winners from Tonasket Elementary were Fay Aitcheson, copies of Your Fantastic Elastic Brain; Rose Corso, school garden art work; Gail Morris, Boomwhacker musical instruments; and Scott Olson, books to build student home libraries. From Nespelem Elementary, Tracy White, white boards; From Brewster Elementary, Mike Spurr, bikes with training wheels; From Okanogan Elementary, Marilou Baker, small U. S. flags for students in music classes; Kris Clark, Alicia O'Dell, and Shayla Rauch-Picard, STEM lessons and supplies; and Heather Downey, independent task supplies for PreK-5 Life Skills.

Community Service awards were given to Jim Anderson for the Virginia Grainger School Garden start-up; Okanogan Valley Music Camp; Wenatchee Valley College Foundation for gas cards for low-income WVC Omak students; and Zack Spaet for Okanogan FBLA conference expenses.


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