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Making a Difference for Local Students

Chris Suchner has been busy traveling to schools to present teachers with Back-to-School Grants of $100 or $1,000 from The Meemic Foundation. According to a 2013 survey by the National School Supply and Equipment Association, public school teachers spend $1.6 billion out of pocket each year for supplies and gear for and gear for the classrooms. The BtS Grant will help teachers offset those costs.

The winners:

Top: Renee Lance at Campus Elementary School in Grand Rapids and Chris Suchner

Chris Suchner and Jennifer Borgman at Grant Christian School in Grant

Chris Suchner and Andrew Take at Peach Plains Elementary School in Grand Haven

Chris Suchner, Newaygo County RESA principal Jane Dezinski and nominating teacher Alicia Duvall