The Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation on Thursday awarded educators on multiple Lubbock-Cooper campuses over $100,000 in grants.

Lubbock-Cooper ISD faculty members submitted applications requesting grants for education projects, and the Foundation awarded all 27 of the grant requests.


Investigate - Create - CurateClay Kennedy$10,000First United Bank
encouraging the use of digital technology to better study art
Increase Rigor via iPadsCarla Moore$10,000Betenbough Homes
increasing students' analytical thinking while enhacing their use of technology

Spanish ClubKati Cowan$1,635 Carizma Motors
implementation of an after-school Spanish program
Math AliveSecond Grade Team$6,965Robert Wood and Trey Strong
supplmenetal software-based math curriculum to make learning math interactive
iPads in the Elementary Resource ClassroomStephanie Carr$5,500
providing differentiated education for students with special needs
Portable Classroom InitiativeLindsay Carney$5,174Platform Energy
allowing students to access curriculum on mobile devices

Expansion of LCHS Robotics ProgramCandice Mallory and Tim Martin$2,905Clearview Custom Homes
supporting the growth of the robotics program, allowing all students with interest to participate
Cricut Cutting the Barriers to LearningKatina Green and Deborah Parrish$350Butch's Rathole Service
creating meaningul and personalized learning tools for students with special needs
guideWeld Virtual Reality Welding SimulatorCody Fuller$6,574Drs Bolkar and Michelle Sahinler
allowing students to hone welding abilities in a simulated environment

The Learning CarpetDual Language Team$3,328.50George McMahan Properties
helping students cultivate language skills through inquiry and collaboration
Magic Math Carpet RideAnita King$570Lubbock Land Company
enhancing math learning stations for elementary students
STEAM InnovatorsLeslie Lee, Stephenie Smith, Tamara Williams$1,350Stacey Rogers Real Estate
providing enrichment for students in areas of academic, technological, and interpersonal skills
3D Thinking: Discover, Design, DevelopShayla Fortenberry and Sydney Musslewhite$2,450.30
providing 3D printers for students to build digitalized creations
Camp Invention ScholarshipsWhitney Jones and Jeremy Wagner$1,800
ehancing extracurricular STEM education for elementary students
Blue Bot BrainiacsSarah Brewer (for East Elementary)$1,099.50Reagor Dykes Auto Group
help kindergarten students develop necessary skills in an interactive environment

Sphero Educational RobotsMarsha Moore$3,808Edge Properties
providing robots for STEM engagement for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
Project Empowering Student LearningAlissa Jephcott$8,385
providing a SMART Board for students with special needs to enhance accessibility to technology
Seeing is not Believing, Experiencing IsCody Redfern$1,500B&S Woodworking
implementing virtual reality experiences in the science classroom
Better Board, Better LifeCody Redfern$3,500
supplying university-grade printing abilities for science projects
The Positive Greenhouse EffectCody Redfern$1,400
implementing greenhouse education on all secondary campuses
Watch D.O.G.S.Mandy Leach, Tonya Bohannon, Meg Kattwinkel$2,000
encouraging the presence strong parent role models on campus

Classroom UkulelesAmy Harmon$2,435Madera Companies
teaching music literacy through a wider array of instruments
Intensive Intervention FurnitureBruce Lange$750Dr. Farnsworth
styrolite chairs and desks to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for students
Student Voice and ChoiceRebecca Beardan and Sylvia Torres$2,294Epic Properties
providing recording tools to allow students to actively participate in learning

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