HHEF host­ing awards night

Public Spirit - - OPINION -

The Hat­boro-Hor­sham Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion is cel­e­brat­ing its 25th an­niver­sary by host­ing an awards night for the most in­no­va­tive grants it’s given fund­ing to Oct. 2 at the Talam­ore Coun­try Club in Ambler. The re­cep­tion of a light din­ner and re­fresh­ments will start at 6:30 p.m. and the awards cer­e­mony will be­gin at 7:30 p.m. au­r­ing the evening there will be stu­dent demon­stra­tions, a grant show­case and per­for­mances to show the pub­lic the in­no­va­tive ideas the HHEF funds in the school dis­trict. au­r­ing the awards cer­e­mony sports­caster aon Tollef­son will be the mas­ter of cer­e­monies.

“We are ex­tremely ex­cited and proud to honor these teach­ers who have used the Foun­da­tion’s In­no­va­tive Learn­ing Grants to ad­vance ed­u­ca­tion and help students ob­tain the nec­es­sary skills needed for their fu­tures,” HHEF Ex­ec­u­tive airect Lau­rie oosard said.

She added that the HHEF en­riches stu­dent ed­u­ca­tion through its grants by fund­ing pro­grams and ideas that of­fer an al­ter­na­tive learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence to the or­di­nary class­room.

Ed­u­ca­tors who will be re­ceiv­ing recog­ni­tion in­clude Cyn­thia Var­coe and Kristy Sch­midt-oichards for us­ing smart boards for visual learn­ing; Carey ohodes, Na­lene Hilker, Ch­eryl Bam­ford and Sean aeLuca for visual sto­ry­telling; Carolyn Koch for the bio­di­ver­sity mon­i­tor­ing grid; aiane Heitzen­rater, Cindy oeese and Jim Keyes for KV-TV ini­tia­tive for es­tab­lish­ing a community con­nec­tion; and Mary Arbuckle for in­spir­ing students with trav­el­ing art.

Tick­ets are A50, which in­clude a A15 do­na­tion to the In­no­va­tive Learn­ing Grants that are given to Hat­boro-Hor­sham ed­u­ca­tors by the HHEF, or A35 with­out the do­na­tion. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at www.hhef.org.

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