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The Community Foundation Grants $45,000 To 18 Programs

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WMDT 47 NEWS - A local organization has given 18 school programs, $45,000 with of extra funding. The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore gave the programs the grants through their 2012 Education Award Grants Program. It is a competition open to public and private schools on the lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Calcott Award of Excellence
The Community Foundation honored the Wicomico County TAD Program and Wicomico High School with the Eighth Annual Mary Gay Calcott Award of Excellence.  In addition to the Calcott Award, the Wicomico County TAD Program and Wicomico High School also each received $500 from the Foundation's Mary Gay Calcott Memorial Fund.

The award is named for the late Mary Gay Calcott, a professor of English at Salisbury University whose life embodied her teaching ideals of a liberal education; teaching students to think, to express themselves with clarity and to care about the world they live in.


The following 18 programs received Education Award Grants for 2012:

In Somerset County:
· Carter G. Woodson Elementary School - Revolutionary Reader
· Carter G. Woodson Elementary School - Building Leadership: KinderBuddy Aquarium
· Carter G. Woodson Elementary School - Enrichment Opportunities for Students
· Holly Grove Christian School - Promethean Board  
· Somerset Intermediate School - Seaperch/Green Engineers
· Somerset Intermediate School - Green Thumb Program
· Princess Anne Elementary School - One Future-One World-One Chance
· Deal Island School - After-School Tutoring Program
· Deal Island School - Clubs for a Cause

In Wicomico County:
· Wicomico High School - Promoting Positive Preschooler Development through Literacy and Art
· St. Francis de Sales School - Artist in Residency- Arts Integration
· Willards Elementary School - Artist in Residency-Exploring Irish Roots of American Folk Heritage
· Wicomico County Board of Education - Wicomico County Battle of the Books
· Wicomico County TAD Program - Historical Documentaries: Preserving the Past for Future Generations
· Chipman Elementary School - Math Mates: To Math and Beyond
· Chipman Elementary School - iKids: Taking a Bite Out of the Technology Gap
· Chipman Elementary School - It's OK to Be Different
· Prince Street Elementary School - World Music Drumming

In Worcester County:
· Snow Hill Middle School - Project b-Calm
· Stephen Decatur High School - PVC Xylophone Ensemble Project

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