Re-Imag­ine New­ton win­ners hon­ored

The Covington News - - THE SECOND FRONT - DANIELLE EVER­SON de­v­er­son@cov­news.com

The New­ton Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion rec­og­nized its Re-Imag­ine New­ton 2012-13 grant re­cip­i­ents and donors at a re­cep­tion Tues­day.

Grant re­cip­i­ents dis­cussed their projects with donors and oth­ers at­tend­ing the re­cep­tion at the New­ton County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion build­ing. The New­ton Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion — a lo­cal, in­de­pen­dent, non-profit cor­po­ra­tion founded to cre­ate a cul­ture of sup­port for pub­lic ed­u­ca­tion — awarded more than $10,000 in grants to teach­ers dur­ing its 2012-13 an­nual Re-Imag­ine New­ton fundrais­ing cam­paign.

Fall 2012 award re­cip­i­ents in­cluded An­gela Cooper of the New­ton Col­lege and Ca­reer Acad­emy; Steven Joyce of New­ton County Theme School at Fic­quett; and Rhonda Rodgers of Chal­lenge Char­ter Acad­emy. Spring 2013 award re­cip­i­ents in­cluded Kena Hud­gins of New­ton County Theme School at Fic­quett; Jeff John­son of Oak Hill El­e­men­tary School; Lori McGovern of In­dian Creek Mid­dle School; and Kemily Pat­tillo of the New­ton Col­lege and Ca­reer Acad­emy. The 2013 fall grant cy­cle will run Oct. 15Nov. 5. Grants will be awarded at the Nov. 19 Board of Ed­u­ca­tion meet­ing.

Danielle Ever­son /The Cov­ing­ton News

(Top) Those at­tend­ing min­gle at the New­ton Ed­u­ca­tion Foun­da­tion Re-Imag­ine New­ton 2013 grant re­cep­tion. (Above) Fall 2012 award re­cip­i­ents in­cluded An­gela Cooper.

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