The Sulphur Foundation for Excellence in Education met here last Wednesday to review educational grant requests from local teachers. The foundation is celebrating its 30th year in providing grants to Sulphur teachers. Foundation members present at the meeting were, clockwise from left, Cheri Bellefeuille Gordon, Elaine Howe and Gary Freeman, Sulphur School Superintendent Matt Holder (school representative), Deanna Elliott, Sondra Clagg and Brian Hollis.
Sulphur Foundation For Excellence Meets; Celebrates 30th Year
The Sulphur Foundation for Excellence, celebrating it’s 30th year in existence, met last Wednesday to review 2019 grant requests from local teachers. The board receives request from teachers each year to fund projects and materials, not covered by school funds, benefiting students in Sulphur schools.
This year the board received 15 applications and all the requests were funded. Total cost was between $10,000 and $15,000 dollars.
The foundation was formed in November 1989 and over the past thirty years, the board has funded over $200,000.00 in requests.
The board has eleven voting members and receives input by the school superintendent on grant requests.
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