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WSD Foundation Awards $12,000 in Mini-Grants to WSD Educators

May 14, 2024

This month, members of the Wentzville School District Foundation Board awarded its 2024 Educator and Building Mini-Grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 to 19 educators in 11 buildings and schools in the WSD.

Foundation Mini Grants 2024

The Foundation has awarded more than $142,500 to District teachers since 2004. The selection committee, composed of Wentzville School District Foundation Board members, utilizes the grants to reward educators for their resourceful and innovative ideas and strategies that benefit the education of District students. 

$500 Educator Winners: 

  • Amanda Martin & Christine Manner | Bring the World Together 3D Printing | South Middle

  • Kortney Holman | Broadcast Media | Liberty 

  • Heather Erwin | First Grade Flexible Seating | Wabash

  • Shannon Griesenauer & Robb Rowe | From 2D to 3D | Frontier

  • Ashley Colgin | Puzzling Fridays | South Middle

  • Teresa Clark | Ratchet Rockers | North Point Middle

  • Lauren DeWinters & Stacy Knight | Regulation Station | Wabash

  • Michelle Hagen | Second Grade Thinking Classroom | Lakeview

$1,000 Building Winners: 

  • Jocelyn Butterfield | AAC | Barfield

  • Dana Anderson | Books for Birthdays | Heritage Intermediate

  • Mandy Franke | Journaling | Liberty

  • Dr. Megan Sutton | Magna-Tile Math | Heritage Primary

  • Scott Quirk | Middle School Industrial Technology | South Middle

  • Shannon McCarty | Neon Glow Art | Discovery Ridge

  • Benjamin Creen | Project Lead the Way | Liberty 

  • Adam Estes | WMS Musical | Wentzville Middle

The Wentzville School District Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to develop community support for public education and for the students and teachers of the Wentzville School District. The Foundation was established in 2001 on the belief that education is critical to society, that teachers have the power to be catalysts for student success, and that our community can be an agent for positive change. For more information about the WSD Foundation or to make a donation, please visit the District website.