Teachers receive grants


More than $13,200 in Bright Ideas grants has been awarded to teachers in Fayette’s elementary, middle and high schools so that they can implement special programs and projects not covered in their schools’ budgets.

The Coweta-Fayette EMC awarded a total of 10 grants to teachers across the county for their innovative classroom ideas. Grant amounts ranged from over $600 to $1,500.

The following teachers received grants for 2015: Susan M. Boyd, Bennett’s Mill Middle; Guy Serapion, Huddleston Elementary; Adele Moore, Huddleston Elementary; Stephanie Lemons, Kedron Elementary; Grace Cannon, McIntosh High; Gina Zollo Perrotta, Peeples Elementary; Gail Frantz, Peeples Elementary; Meehan Murphy, Rising Starr Middle; Permeil Dass, Sandy Creek High; and Lisa Roby, Whitewater Middle.