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Elizabeth Education Foundation awards more than $9,880 in grants

Congratulations to the 2017 Elizabeth Education Foundation grant recipients. More than $9,880 was awarded to Elizabeth Schools teachers and staff based on the opportunity to enhance teaching opportunities and potential impact on classroom learning.

The grant fund is generated through the EEF’s King Soopers and Safeway grocery card programs, community nights with the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets and anonymous donations. To learn more about the foundation, to become involved with EEF or to find out how you can support the foundation, please visit

Congratulations to the following EEF grant recipients:
Elizabeth High School
Dan Marcus - $500, Canon EOS Rebel Camera 
Alexander Gonzalez - $500, Microphone
Allison Wagstaff - $500, Microphone
Jennifer Barclay - $500, Microphone
Ashley Pollard- $455.35+shipping, Science tools
Leanne Cook - $50, College fair posters

Running Creek Elementary
Sara Siekierski - $455.50, Makey Makey Kits

Singing Hills Elementary
Tricia Ackerman - $428.88, Sensory Tiles
Brian Mayes - $500, Hot plates
Jacquie Love - $500, Focus on Reading
Kelly Waggoner - $450, I see Sam phonics
Amanda Schmitz - $176.95, Math and Mats
Tracy Brend - $335, GALE ebooks
Susan McMullen - $500, KIWI Crate STEM
Jeannie Seip - $380, Canon Pixma Pro 100
Elizabeth Churik - $469, Classroom Carpet

Elizabeth Middle School
Kelly Martyniak - $500, Reading room chairs and lamps
Michelle Smalley - $400, Chromakey green screen & tripods

Legacy Academy
Heather Fortelka - $398, Tiggly Words
Kayla Jensen - $158.93, Blocks/Magnifiers
Kimberly Young - $181.33, Partitions/Reading
Micah Chadrick - $500, Tennis equipments
Ed Fusco - $348.67, Pro sound and stage lighting
Kurt Naber - $348.68, Pro sound and stage lighting
Thomas Mackiewicz - $348.67, Pro sound and stage lighting