Cassville's Education Fund awards $1,500 in grants

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
The Cassville Education fund recently granted $995 in funds to Kami Willis and Janet Fisher for the HearBuilder Online program. Those pictured include, from left: Kami Willis, award recipient; Carolyn Bishop, committee member; Mary Cupps, committee member; and Janet Fisher, award recipient. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

For the fourth consecutive year, the Cassville Education Fund has awarded grants in support of the Cassville R-4 School District academic programs.

Two grants, totaling $1,594, were handed out at the annual Cassville Community Teachers Association Banquet on May 2 at the Cassville High School commons.

A $995 grant was awarded to Janet Fischer, Intermediate Title 1; Kamilla Willis, 3- ‐12 speech; Anne Dalton, Intermediate learning disabilities; and Telisha Padilla, ESL teacher.

Mandy Henry, left, Treslyn Pollreisz, middle, and Chris Shore show off a check for $599, which was awarded as a grant by the Cassville Education Fund for Fitnessgram software that will generate student, parent and class reports for fitness assessments. Kyle Troutman/editor@cassville-democrat.com

The grant will allow 100 students to simultaneously access HearBuilder Online to strengthen listening, memory, comprehension and early reading skills.

A grant for $599 was awarded to Treslyn Pollreisz, Mandy Henry and Chris Shore for Fitnessgram software that will generate student, parent and class reports for fitness assessments.

Established in 2010 by community volunteers, the Cassville Education Fund is a permanent endowment fund benefiting Cassville School District academic programs. The fund is part of the Cassville Community Foundation and is independent of the Cassville R-4 School District.