First County Bank Foundation

A+ for the FirstClass Teacher Grant

Ms. LaMonica K - Rey Use for PRIn 2016, our First County Bank Foundation celebrated its 15th Anniversary which has become the cornerstone for everything done here at the Bank. Since 2001, the Foundation has awarded over 1,000 individual grants, worth over $7.5 million.

The First County Bank Foundation commemorated its 15 years by introducing the FirstClass Grant for Teachers. This grant was designed to help support and foster creative educational programs in the classroom. In its first application period we received a variety of great applications from local public elementary school teachers and were able to award nineteen total FirstClass Grants. See below for the full list of recipients.

 

Below are the 2016-17 school year recipients of the FirstClass Teacher Grants:

  • Andrew Pearce from Columbus Magnet School, to support the Young Astronauts in Space Program – $1,000.00
  • Catherine Byrne from Hamilton Ave School, to support Constructive Recess – $1,000.00
  • Beverly Boyd from Hart Magnet Elementary School, to support Fun with Phonics – $953.54
  • Audra LaMonica from Hart Magnet Elementary School, to support Geology Rocks – $550.00
  • Tammy Childs from Hart Magnet Elementary School, to support Coding for the Future $960.00
  • Linda Kuehn from Hart Magnet Elementary School, to support Forces of Habit – $1,000.00
  • Susan Christiano from Hart Magnet Elementary School, to support Zooming in on My Environment – $986.98
  • Monica Strobel from Julia A. Stark Elementary School, to support Building Vocabulary Understanding – $856.99
  • Gregory Herrmann from Julia A. Stark Elementary School, to support LEGO Rhythms – $318.78
  • Melissa Smith from Julia A. Stark Elementary School, to support Determined to Breakout! – $834.00
  • Liz Hirtenstein from Julia A. Stark Elementary School, to support If They Can Think It, They Can Build It – $960.00
  • Judy Kinzler from Julia A. Stark Elementary School, to support Materials for Fine Motor Development – $206.00
  • Joan Skloot from Marvin Elementary School, to support Integrated Rainstick Study – $660.00
  • Lucila Telesco from Newfield Elementary School, to support LEGO StoryStarter Program -$1,000.00
  • Lissette Guerra-Rhazali from Newfield Elementary School, to support Multiplication Masters – $403.92
  • Sharlene Turner from Rogers International School, to support Magnet Magic – $1,000.00
  • Keely Norton from Scofield Magnet Middle School, to support Explorations Maker Space -$1,000.00
  • Erin Gray from Springdale School, to support Breakout EDU – $250.00
  • Tracy O’Neill from Westover Magnet School, to support Scholastic News Magazine – $756.66

 

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