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Update: Grant-winning Beaufort County teachers, projects announced

Beaufort County School District teachers received more than $21,000 in grants from the Foundation for Education Excellence on Tuesday to pay or innovative classroom projects.

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The foundation sent a "prize patrol" to 17 schools Tuesday to award a total of 34 grants, ranging from $162 for an individual teacher to $1,500 for a group.

The winners:

John CullinenBattery Creek HighReinventing Photography
Anthony PetrucciBattery Creek HighInnovative Teacher Grant
Cheryl ConnellyBeaufort MiddleCivil War Inquiry Based Website Creation (Dr. Valerie Truesdale Innovative Teacher Grant Award)
Melanie BlantonBeaufort MiddleKeeping it Classic: A Junior Classical League Club
Alayne LawsonBluffton Early Childhood CenterBuilding to Enhance Writing
Racheal ThreadgillBluffton MiddleScholastic Math Innovative Teacher Grant
Norma Evans, Lisa Pope, Kelly Pulaski & Willa SimpsonCoosa ElementaryNothing could be finer than teaching SC History
Lynda JerniganCoosa ElementaryGet Graphic: The World in Worlds and Pictures
Beth Vargas-GielHHI School Creative ArtsNutty About Language
Jennifer SmithHilton Head ElementaryLanguage Arts Differentiated Centers
Lena H. BeasonHilton Head ElementaryFascinating Biographies for Young Readers
Tara Cibula & Rebecca StempelHilton Head ElementaryRaz-Kids App
Abby MehleHilton Head ElementaryWaste Reduction Learning Resource
John QuindlenHilton Head HighMini-sensor auto guidance control system
Matthew PfeifferHilton Head HighPractical Applications of Orienteering in the Lowcountry
Tiffanie ElrodHilton Head MiddleLiteracy Improvement for Energetic Students
Brooke Mendenhall & Amy FleuryMC Riley ElementarySpheros Robotics Balls for Engaging Learners
Tammy MurphyMC Riley ElementaryWe're Going Green
Amy D EdwardsMossy Oaks ElementaryBringing DRAMA (the good kind) to 5th Grade
Suzi PrekopMossy Oaks ElementaryOSMO @ MOES
William JamesMossy Oaks ElementaryWedging Wisdom
Bree LaufferOkatie ElementaryIt's a Small World… Exploring the Microscopic World
Catherine MayPritchardville ElementaryPlanting the Seeds of STEM
Michelle Quisenberry, Jennifer Taylor & Lori UlmerPritchardville ElementaryImagination in 3D
Emalee Baker, Kristen Howell, Kyra Hartley, Jennifer Farmer, Sarah Crowley & Randi HarmsRed Cedar ElementaryTo Red Cedar… And Beyond!
Randi Harms, Kristen Howell, Jenny Farmer, Sarah Crowley & Kyra HartleyRed Cedar ElementaryIf we plant it, they will come
Michelle MorrisonRed Cedar Elementary"Talk to Me"
Eric MohrmanRiver Ridge AcademyStory Starter: Incorporating Literacy through LEGO Stop Animation
Samantha FordRiver Ridge AcademyMindware Madness
Peter Grabowski & Eric MohrmanRiver Ridge AcademyRRA First LEGO League Team
Christina PethRiver Ridge AcademyStory Builders
Chandra Payne, Paula Whitaker & Emily BryantRiver Ridge AcademyRaider Garden
Christy McCullough, Jana Shea, Austin Peay, Rhonda Parker, Amanda Savage-Speegle, Dori Plejdrup & Anthrown RobertsRobert Smalls International AcademyThe Green House Classroom
Euguene BruggerWhale Branch Middle SchoolNews 2U Interactive Social Studies Program