Hudson Education Foundation awards 2007-2008 grants
Hudson – The Hudson Education Foundation awarded $13,286 for 11 grants for the 2007-2008 school year.
The foundation awarded: $1,400 to Jeanne Derba, Alyssa Gaynor, Mary Michniewicz, Laura Nichols, Lisa Tabrizi and Michelle Welton for "Predicting the Future," an assistive technology program for special education students at Farley Elementary School and John F. Kennedy Middle School; $1,600 to Charlene Cook, principal, and Michelle Herman, kindergarten through grade five math curriculum staff developer, for "Morning Math Computer Software" and $600 to Michelle Herman for "Parent Resource Library (Mathematics) at Joseph P. Mulready Elementary School. Francis Lunney of the John F. Kennedy Middle School was awarded $2,000 for "Author Visit: Yoko Kawashima Watkins."
The Arts Alliance was awarded $2,000 for "Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories with Michael Caduto," a program that will benefit all Hudson students as well as the community.
At Hudson High School, the foundation awarded: $890 to Jessica Ross for "The Assabet Water Contamination Study;" $500 to Elizabeth Albota, Nicole Brother, Josh Otlin, and Todd Wallingford for "Civics-English Community Action Project;" $1,276 to Eleni LoPorto for "Combating Child Labor;" $1,500 to Molly McCarley for "Creating a Life-long Love of Reading;" $1,045 to Peter Vacchina for "Herpetology Project;" and $475 to Todd Wallingford for "Hudson High School Peer Mediation."
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