Manatee Education Foundation awards

Manatee Education Foundation awards

The Manatee Education Foundation gave out more than $120,000 in grants Thursday to 400 teachers from 52 Manatee County schools. Projects the grants will support include:

The Beauty of Wings (Butterfly Habitat), Nuris Fanning, Orange Ridge-Bullock Elementary

Kinder Garden We're Digging It!, Deborah Irwin, Manatee Elementary School

Cat Dissection Lab Specimens, Faust DeLazzer, Lakewood Ranch High School

Bringing the Outside In STEM Fieldtrips for Kindergarten, MaryBeth Croome, Bashaw Elementary School

Angry Birds (Physical Education edition), Austin Cleveland, Blackburn Elementary School

3's a Charm Art Along the Road, David Leppek, King Middle School

Hip Hop Infusion, Ashley Hassler, Lee Middle School