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Black Hawk Excellence in Education grants awarded
The 2015 Black Hawk Excellence in Education grant recipients were Mary Lou Pickett, Words Their Way; Brenda Whalen, Ready to Read; Kurt Ellefson, Jacob's SWAG; and Jan Olson, Community Outreach and Communication. Advisory board members were Rosann Markese, Rebecca Graham, Chris Obert, Claire Obert, Lisa Nelso and Mavis Rood. Not present for the photo was Brenda Whalen, Heidisongs. (Photo supplied)
SOUTH WAYNE - The South Wayne Community Fund awarded the 2015 Black Hawk Excellence in Education Fund Grant Awards at a recent meeting. Black Hawk Elementary School was awarded the Ready To Read/Heidisongs and Words Their Way awards; Jacob's SWAG was awarded the Education Program/Suicide Prevention and Good Life Choices award; and Black Hawk Middle School was awarded the Community Outreach and Communication award. The Black Hawk EIE Fund is an independent community organization that provides charitable resources to enhance educational programs in the Black Hawk school district.