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SMCISD teachers awarded grants from A+ FCU

Photo caption: Eight San Marcos CISD teachers were recently rewarded grants from A+ Federal Credit Union. Pictured on the back row (from left) are Priscella Delgado, Jacque Norman, Chris Cooper, Connie Martin, Marshall Covin (intern), Kelsey Harmon (Sr. Member Associate) and Kyle Stapp (intern). Front row: Arlene Hooper, Dr. Lolly Guerra, Sierra Rowe (intern) and Nikki Vincent (Branch Sales & Service Supervisor). Not pictured are Vicki Alford, Paul Gold and Brandi Crow.(SMCISD photo)

Eight San Marcos CISD teachers have been awarded educator grants from the A+ Education Foundation, a philanthropic branch of the A+ Federal Credit Union. The local teachers were recognized at the Districts Convocation on Aug. 21 by Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources Dr. Lolly Guerra.

The local recipients were:

Arlene Hooper, Goodnight Middle School, for her project Sprouting Dreams & School Community Garden. This is her sixth consecutive year to be awarded a grant.

Chris Cooper, San Marcos High School, for the project Picture This: Students Share Their Visions. This is Coopers fifth year to earn a grant.

Jacque Norman, San Marcos High School, for College Ready: Researched, Experienced, and Confident her fourth grant.

Priscilla Delgado, Bowie Elementary School, for her project Storyville Book Bonanza her second such grant.

Vicky Alford, De Zavala Elementary, for Expansion of SEE Signs to the Elementary Classroom.

Paul Gold, De Zavala Elementary, for SEE Signs & Technology Creation in Elementary Classrooms.

Connie Martin, Goodnight Middle School, with Building Futures at Ones Touch.

Brandi Crow, De Zavala Elementary School, with SEE Signs in the Classroom via Laptop Computers.

The A+ Foundation awarded more than $68,000 to 74 grant recipients to cover costs of programs, supplies and training to improve the classroom experience of Central Texas youth. For more information about the A+ Foundation, contact Cheryl Belk at educationfoundation@aplusfcu.org

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