Congratulations 2016-2017 Classroom Innovation Grant Recipients!

The Bellevue Public Schools Foundation has awarded nearly $32,000 in 2016-2017 classroom grants, involving more than 50 teachers collaborating in 28 grant proposals of differing amounts. Many thanks to Grant Committee Chair/Foundation Board Member Susan Hester and her team for their many hours of effort reviewing and selecting these final recipients:

Pictured Left to Right*...
Front Row (kneeling): Dan Nakai, Lori Ballinger, Sharae Geldes, Melissa Ridgeway, Meagan Cinfel, Courtney Smeby, Jodi Evans, Susan Jones

Second Row: Lynette Ledbetter, Alexandra Thiessen, Melissa Sindelar, Lanette Starbuck, Lesley Sprague, Sarah Minarik, Hailee Schmit, Terri Fuxa, Virginia Newton, Emily Arkfeld, Ingra Winkler Anderson

Third Row:  Allison Smith, Holly Oelmann, Crystal Cizek (head turned, in glasses), Shannon Dunkel, Stephanie Conley, Sarah Juarez, Lisa Keene, Sarah Roth, Monica Evon, Nancy Pechar, Megan Pendley (face blocked), Charles Serfass

Fourth Row: Stephanie Colpitts, Tommy Harris, Allison Lauritsen, Nancy Voris, Tonya Gordon, Patty Wenninghoff

Fifth Row: Joe Nadgwick, Sid Quint, Steve Daughtrey

Not Pictured:
Brandy Crenshaw, Lynda Laird, Matthew Sinclair

We're looking forward to seeing how you invest, involve and inspire students with your creative ideas and new tools for engagement!

*Special thanks to BPS Director of Communications Amanda Oliver for helping with identifications.