Profile of Select Grant Recipients

Check out a few of the exciting projects funded by Meemic Foundation grants. If you would like to learn more about a specific project, select it from the list below.


Project Name Educator Name School Name
"GG" and proud to be! Anti-bullying program Carey Palacios Janes Elementary
"Poetry Picnic" program Janis Shannon Davis Middle School
"Trip Through Space" program for Robinson Planetarium Dr. Sarah Hanson Adrian College
A.P. Biology Amy Brown Avondale High School
Active learning workshops in Anthropology that includes hands on activities. Dr. Emily Stovel Ripon College
After school program focusing on children struggling with math Kendra Smith Sandburg Elementary
Art In Design Classes Julie Weber Walled Lake Northern High School
Behavior modification program called "The Shoe Club" Matt Hamilton East Jordan Middle School
Character In Action Brenda Crane Beacon Elementary
Chemistry Lab Program Kim Cotton Kalkaska High School
Childrens after school achievement program Fonda Green Hope College
Classic novels for the "eggs and bacon with a side of classics" program. Luke Nowinsky All Saints Catholic School
Classroom set of supplemental text to support teacher candidates for special needs students Joseph Johnson University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Community Emergency Response Program Heidi Witucki Upward Bound/Lake Superior State University
Compound Microscopes Kathy Mirakovits Portage Northern High School
Creation of reading area to be utilized "before school" for children and teachers Kelly Howell Field Elementary School
Digital recorders for use in the Spanish Language program. Melanie Engen Altoona High School
Equipment for Alternative Education newspaper program Amanda Thorpe Portage Community High School
Equipment upgrades for video production class Kara Clayton Thurston High School
Expansion of special education program to include life skills Kimberly Battjes Fowlerville Junior High
Expansion of the "Learning Garden" to include bird studies Kathy Grosso Dudley STEM Elementary School
Field Trips for ESL Students Tracy Taylor Potters House
Funding to assist with the "In Search of the Cancer Gene" biotechnology project. Jodie Garb Laconia High School
H2O White Lake Susan Tate Whitehall Middle School
Help establish an art space for students to use within a sustainable environment. Michael Carriere Milwaukee School of Engineering
Implementation of "A Head Start Learning about Plants" program. Robin Goedderz Oaklawn Elementary School
Implementation of "Letters Alive" to help moderately impairted students learn to read and comprehend Kristin Rose-Smith Emerson Middle School
Implementation of US History Choice program Wayne Haney North Branch High School
Including the book "Harvesting Hope" about Cesar Chavez to help teach tolerance. Angela Bougher Sheboygan Falls Middle School
Incorporation of literature and puppets into the music program. Therese Gartland Merrill Elementary
Items to help bring an existing frog pond to a useable state. Sue Peterson Summit Environmental School
Journalism Program Expansion Mary McSherry Lincoln Middle School
K-4 Monetary Appreciation Program Sister Kathleen Stafford Christ the King School
Kindergarten Curriculum Expansion Barbara Kinnunen-Skidmore CLK Elementary School
Lab materials to build voltiac cells Mary McGlinchey Clawson High School
Language class implementation of iPad technology Heather Crewes West Bloomfield High School
Media Entertainment Technology Upgrades Jason Woodwor Chesaning Union High School
Netbooks for Math Program Deborah Sherman Meadowbrook Elementary
Pirate Mail Jessica Jennings Ezra Eby Elementary
Podcast Technology Lewis Smith III Romulus Elementary School
Program to include reading, presenting, and reporting on historical individuals. Dana Poepsel St. Rita's Parish School
Purchase of chess sets to help establish chess as part of the curriculum and after school club. James Reynolds Lancaster School
Purchase of smart pens to assist ELL students with lecture courses. Brenda Susor Roosevelt Middle School
Purchase of tablets to assist with classroom instruction Catherine Seidenglanz Hillcrest Elementary
Second Step Program Steffany Predosa Constantine Public Schools
See It, Feel It, Hear It Larry Biederman Eton Academy
Shirts for the "Leaders Program" that will involve incoming 6th grade students Christine Voice Franklin Middle School
Solar Powered Golf Cart Evva Dossin Romeo Engineering and Technology Center
Strategic Instruction Model Series Jennifer Blaha Allendale Middle School
Technology Upgrades Patricia Jenkins Skyline High School
Technology upgrades for student blog. Pernille Ripp West Middleton Elementary
Technology upgrades to help run the "Popcorn Company" with the special education department Sandra Baker Spring Lake High School
Telescope for astronomical observations Timothy Nawrocki West Catholic High School
The addition of bee-keeping to the outdoor education center. Julia Kirchner Milwaukee Public Schools
Tools and Strategies Marty Guiney G.T. Norman Elementary School
Tools to build and launch water rockets Robert Wright Edwardsburg Middle school
Vernier LabPro Chemistry Tim Harris Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts
Virtual World Planetarium Eric Yeloushan North Sashabaw Elementary