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ATMC AWARDS $30,000 IN EDUCATION GRANTS
by Daphne Yarbrough-Jones
ATMC has awarded $30,000 in grant funds to 15 educators and organizations for programs which expand educational opportunities for Brunswick and southeastern Columbus County students. The cooperative recently honored the recipients during a reception at ATMC Headquarters in Shallotte. Since 2006, ATMC has awarded more than $550,000 to area organizations and schools.
 
Bolivia Elementary School (Sherri Clark): In Bolivia Bears Don’t Hibernate, They Activate! students will learn the Seven Habits of Happy Kids and use iPad minis to run student campaigns and elect a student council.  
 
Bolivia Elementary School (Noah Klein): The iPads for Music, Art, and Writing program will enable students to develop multimedia presentations that will include digital music, virtual reality artwork, and digital writing portfolios.  
 
Guideway Elementary School (Angela Tyler): A Closer Look, with Science at Our Fingertips will give students the opportunity to explore local ecosystems and the world around them using an LCD Digital Microscope.  
 
Lincoln Elementary School (Shane Terzaken): Integrating math and science curricula for problem solving through sustainable gardening is the premise of The Garden at Lincoln Elementary
 
Southport Elementary School (Pam Rohrer): The Floating Mobile Technology Center for First Graders will establish a mobile learning station with iPads and provide better access to those with limited resources at home.  
 
Union Elementary School (Amanda Cutrell): Helping students to develop technology skills by using iPads for math and literacy applications and research projects will be the objective of iRead, iThink, iLearn: Closing the Gap with iPad Minis.  
 
Cedar Grove Middle School (Lisa Faulk): Using TI-84 calculators in Calculators Are Cool! will assist middle school students in mastering real-world math and problem-solving skills in the classroom and beyond.      
 
South Brunswick Middle School (Traci Leonard): Expanding critical thinking while building computer programming skills with Raspberry Pi circuit boards is the goal of Coding in the Classroom.
 
Brunswick County Academy (Tracey Weigold): TI-Smartview and MathType software for Technology Support for Instructional Purposes will give educators the tools to emulate the TI-84 graphing calculator and teach math concepts on a computer.
 
North Brunswick High School (George Knips): Fulfilling the Mission – Creating College Preparedness will enable high school students to use a mobile lab to explore careers while building skills in art, technology, and math.
 
South Brunswick High School (Samuel Jennings): iWatch and Learn is a project designed to get technology into all students’ hands, teach them appropriate usage, and enrich their learning experiences in the mathematics classroom. 
 
West Brunswick High School (Portia Gause): Taking learning outside of textbooks and bringing history to students’ fingertips and fostering creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration through the use of Chromebooks are the objectives of the Think Like a Historian / Technology in History Class for Project-Based Learning program.   
 
West Brunswick High School (Alissa Johnson): Breakout EDU is a revolutionary way to bring gaming into the classroom and engage students in problem-solving, creativity, and physical activity.
 
The Academy of Coastal Carolina (Terry Cox): The Academy will offer the LEGO Robotics STEM Enrichment Program for collaborative learning and creating programmable robots using LEGO kits to solve real-world problems.
 
Roosevelt and Ruth Marlow Educational & Recreational Foundation (Natasha Godwin): Through the Health & Fitness Outreach Program, the foundation will address chronic disease and obesity by providing education and screenings at health fairs in the Ash community.
 
O’Neal Miller, ATMC CEO, commended the recipients on their dedication to students and their passion for education. He added, “Because of what they instilled in me at a young age, my teachers are still alive in me, and your students will always carry a part of you with them. Thank you for making a positive, lifelong impact on them. ATMC appreciates all that you do, and we are honored to be part of it.” 
  
PICTURED (left to right) front row, seated – Terry Cox, Terri Godwin Hyman, Shane Terzaken, Dale Giannastasio, Alissa Johnson, Elizabeth Schmidt, Janice Gore (ATMC Director), Angela Tyler;  second row – O’Neal Miller (ATMC CEO), Pam Cannon, Tracey Weigold, Pam Rohrer, Amanda Cutrell, Portia Gause, Buster Dowless (ATMC Director),  Doug Hawes (ATMC Director), Whitney King (ATMC Director); third row – Gene Ward (ATMC Director), Traci Leonard, George Knips, Randy Hardee (ATMC Director), Andrew King, and Jamie Milliken (ATMC Director)
 
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