2017 Grant Recipients

The 2017 g2017 Grant Award Recipientsrant award recipients and the LEF board members were saluted at the April 20 Board of Education meeting: "Lakeland Salutes all the grant winners and all the Lakeland Education Foundation board members past and present." The Foundation was created in 1994. A total of $45,092 was awarded in this grant cycle (2017).
Lakeland Education Foundation Announces New Grants; Tops $1 million In Grants Awarded

The Lakeland Education Foundation has announced a total of $45,092.38 in grants for its 2017 grant cycle. Created in 1994, the Foundation has now awarded more than $1,000,000 in grants to help enhance the educational experience of students in the district.

The 2017 grant recipients include:

--Walter Panas Records: Michael Coffey, Noelle Fuller, and Tahari Williams, Walter Panas High School
--Travel Training: Jennifer Kalbfell and Jeanne Gotzen, Lakeland High School
--So Fresh & Clean: Christopher Cummings, Lakeland High School
--Mobile Language Learning Labs: Jessica Stock, Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
--Hydroponics/Aquaponics: Steve Trinkle, Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
--Middle School Makerspace Stem Science Cart: Judy Toledano, Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
--Engineering 3D Printer: Ed Becker, Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
--Engineering with CNC Mill: Ed Becker and Brian Smith, Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School
--Move Your Body, Grow Your Brain: Andrea Cegielski and Kimberly Conway, Thomas Jefferson ES
--TJ Engineer Partners: Zenobia Kellock, Katherine Boniello, and Andrea Cegielski, Thomas Jefferson ES
--Engaging Engineering Endeavors: Elaine Alden and Jessica Guerra, Benjamin Franklin ES
--Climbing Wall: Patrick Connolly and Chrissy Colsey, Van Cortlandtville ES
--Gaga Ball Project: Patrick Connolly and Chrissy Colsey, Van Cortlandtville ES
--Alternative Seating: Jenny Azzaro and Jennifer Pili, Van Cortlandtville ES
--Cardiovascular Project: Rebecca DeSisto and Joe Macchi, George Washington ES
--Pedal Way to Learning: Tracey Vitanza and Siobhan O'Brien, George Washington ES
--STEM It Up: Elizabeth Pezzulo, Lincoln-Titus ES