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Teachers Get Back to School Grants

Dwight Johnson has been busy traveling to schools to present teachers with Back-to-School Grants of up to $100 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.
 

 www.MeemicFoundation.org
 

 The winners:

Top photo: Dwight Johnson from the Dwight Johnson Agency in Marquette, MI, Jennifer Young of at Aspen Ridge School in Ishpeming and Bryan DeAugustine, superintendent at N.I.C.E. Community Schools


Principal Travis Smith (left), Jacqueline Wagner of Cherry Creek Elementary in Marquette, MI, and Dwight Johnson of the Dwight Johnson Agency in Marquette


Dwight Johnson from the Dwight Johnson Agency in Marquette, MI, Lori Reule and counselor Emily Emmendorfer (whose grandfather Rico Zenti was a Meemic agent in the 1950s) at North Star Academy located in Marquette, MI


Dwight Johnson (left) from the Dwight Johnson Agency in Marquette, MI, Matthew Barbercheck and principal Kevin Luokkala at Republic-Michiamme School in Republic