The Junior League of Augusta has announced the 2003 ACE Award, formerly known as Mini-Grants, recipients from Columbia and Richmond counties. The ACE Awards, which stands for Award for Classroom Enrichment began in 1986 to support and enrich classroom curricula. Each recipient is provided up to $500 for his or her project. More than $9,000 in funds were awarded this year.
For more information about the ACE awards or the Junior League of Augusta, call the office at (706) 733-0033.
The 13 Columbia County ACE Awards recipients and their programs are:
Myra Smeak, Martinez Elementary School, Read It! Write It!
Terri Richardson, North Harlem Elementary School, Cooking With The Alphabet
Jody Scott, Lewiston Elementary School, Writing on Wheels
Brett Cooper, Lewiston Elementary, Listen Up: Listening to Books on Tape
Shannon Alley, North Columbia Elementary School, Seeing The Light Through Science
Patti Tillman, North Columbia Elementary, Connect It!
Amy Murphy and Joan Adkins, Riverside Elementary School, Family Literacy
Taryn Josey, Bel Air Elementary School, PAL
Carla Bagby and Tamie Sakers, Euchee Creek Elementary School, Moving and Grooving
Kerry Carver, Bel Air Elementary, You Can Get There From Here!
Jill Ditus, South Columbia Elementary School, Passport to Learning
Veronica Leaptrott, Greenbrier Middle School, How Does Your Garden Grow?
Vicki Dorn, Lakeside Middle School, Pen Friends
The six Richmond County recipients and their programs are:
Michelle Britton, Gracewood Elementary School, Recorders for Music Education
Margaret Mashburn, Gracewood Elementary, Read It! Hear It! Write It!
Ella Baker, Sand Hills Psycho Education Program, Back Packs School Home Reading
Wilma Becker, Lucy Craft Laney High School, Loose Leaves
Robert Jackson, Hephzibah High School, Great Greek Gizmos
Joanne Johnson and Sherry Fleming, AR Johnson Health Science and Engineering School, Exploring the World of Geography
The private school winner was: Jenny Wilson, Episcopal Day School, Dollars and Sense
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