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Excellence in Education group presents grants
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The Monroe Excellence in Education Foundation last week announced the grants it will be awarding. Pictured from left, seated, are Jennifer Sween, Brianna Cleary, Julia Genrich and Sarah Witke. In the second row are Dan Saunders, Sherri Hendrickson, Renee Tordoff, Katie Abraham and Katherine Lehto. In the back row are Ron Markham, Monroe Excellence In Education president, Mark Dickson and Ryan Strunz. Also receiving grants but not pictured are Amy Timmerman and Jenny Bochar. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - On May 8, Ron Markham, representing the Monroe Excellence In Education Advisory Board, awarded $9,593 for 11 projects to enhance educational experiences for Monroe students. Since its inception in 2002, the Monroe Excellence In Education Foundation has awarded more than $122,049. The foundation aims to respond to the need of schools in the district wanting to start new, innovative programs or expand current services.