(October 21, 2022) — Fifteen $1000 grants have been awarded to teachers through Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s 2022 Adopt-A-School Grant. The program is made possible by matching funds from MLEC and its partners at CoBank and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Hickman County: Gayle Mathis (Hickman Middle) for Chrome books; Larry Rochelle (Hickman County High) for auto mechanics class materials; and Tony Roder and Mitzi Wolcott (Hickman Middle) for physical education supplies.
Houston County: Lorrie Cooksey (Tennessee Ridge Elementary) for outdoor classroom supplies; Elisha Mitchell (Erin Elementary) for reading skill materials; and Stephanie Stone (Houston Middle) for library engagement materials.
Humphreys County: Lorrie Johnson for ACT preparation guides; Scarlett McClurkan for bioactive ecosystems class supplies; and Jermeckia Sandefer for counseling kit supplies (all McEwen High School).
Lewis County: Alicia Hobbs (Lewis County High) for auditory, visual and tactile learning supplies; Kassi Holloway (Lewis County Middle) electronic tablets; and Lori Morgan (Lewis County High) for work-based learning equipment.
Perry County: Jenna Bailey (Linden Elementary) for Frax Math; Shelley Bowers (Linden Elementary) for desktop computers; and Raygan Edney (Perry County High) for Omron IntelliSense Digital BP monitor.
“Teachers do a great job on small budgets. Our grants help fill in the gap to engage students with new materials that set a foundation for a love of learning,” says MLEC President and CEO Keith Carnahan. “We are grateful to our partners at CoBank and the Tennessee Valley Authority for helping us support educators as they work with students to inspire brighter futures.”
MLEC is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric utility that serves more than 34,500 meters in Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Lewis and Perry counties. We are helping build brighter futures and make connections possible for those we serve. Learn more at mlec.com.
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