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Teacher Grants

Stay tuned for the 2020 La Vega Pirates Education Foundation grant application!
In the meantime, check out our 2019 recipients and the great story on KCEN!
On April 23, 2019, the La Vega Pirates Education Foundation awarded 13 grants totaling $48,167.30


La Vega Primary School

Learn with Me One to One - $2,000.00

Recipients - Ms. Olvera, Mrs. Lamar, Mrs. Kimberling, Mrs. Silva, Mrs. Valdez, and Mr. Jimenez


Wiggle Towards Good Behavior - $4,876.04

Recipients - Veronica Olvera and Kristy Lamar



La Vega Elementary School

Let's Get Flexible - $4,196.44

Recipient - Pamela Moreno


Wiggle While We Learn - $4,969.80

Recipients - Shaunte' Stewart, Josh Hollingsworth, Carl Ritter, and Brenda Sellers 



La Vega Intermediate H.P. Miles Campus

Master Reading Teacher - $2,100.00

Recipient – Lorenz Villa



La Vega Junior High George Dixon Campus

Calculators Nspire Us - $4,955.50

Recipient - Kelsey Samford


3D Imaging - $2,615.97

Recipient - Keri Coker


Collaborative Learning Environment - $2,911.09

Recipient - Kelsey Samford



La Vega High School

Microscopes for Better Understanding - $3,685.00

Recipient - Cathleen Kennedy 


All for Books and Books for All! - $2,500.00

Recipient – Casey Summey


Teaching EL's with Modern, Relevant Resources - $3,357.46

Recipient - Branda Greening


Opening the Door to Access Division 1 Colleges - Mini Courses - $5,000.00

Recipients - Tia Barcelona and Dr. Charlotte Carlisle



La Vega Early College High School

Expanding Our Vision: Camera Equipped Microscopes for Sharing Discovery - $5,000.00

Recipient – Lee Kuhl