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2017 Red Apple Grant Recipients



Red Apple Grants are awarded to Warsaw Community Schools' teachers two times per calendar year, January and June, through a competitive application and selection process.  The January 2017 grant recipients include four teachers representing four different schools who have been awarded a total of $4,730.36 for projects to encourage academic growth and exploration with their students.  For a listing of previous Red Apple Grant recipients, click here.


L-R: Barb Smolen, WEF Executive Director, Karen Sproul, Justin Weaver, Lindsey Brander, Rebecca Crim

Karen Sproul, Leesburg Elementary School - $1,500.00
Duckling Books Will Help Grow Kindergartners into Readers!
Leveled reading books, lesson cards, magnetic letter trays and letters to help students learn to read

Justin Weaver, Lakeview Middle School - $1,500.00
Prosthetic Kids Hand Challenge
3D printer, filament and hardware for students to learn prototyping to create a fully functioning prosthetic hand for a child

Lindsey Brander, Gateway Education Center - $1,185.56
Learning to Manage Emotions through Art Therapy
Art supplies to offer art therapy for students with emotional disabilities

Rebecca Crim, Leesburg Elementary & Lincoln Elementary- $544.80
Bach Meets Blocks:  Composing Music with Legos
Lego blocks and plates for students to learn music note values, relationships of notes to one another and in composing music


Thank you to our donors whose contributions make our Red Apple Grant program possible!

Would you or your business like to support the Warsaw Education Foundation's Red Apple Grant Program?  Do you have a special interest in math, science, history, art, music, or any other field of study?  If so, we'd like to talk to you about the opportunities available.  Please contact Barb Smolen, Executive Director, at 574-371-5098 X2410 or Edfoundation@warsawschools.org.