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WEP Awards Mini-grants

Shout Out! to the Wilson Education Partnership mini-grants to 25 of our teachers in 13 schools, which benefitted more than 4,200 students! The mini-grants funded a variety of projects - a total investment of close to $17,000. This amount is more than double what was provided last year. A Prize Patrol recently surprised the winners in their schools. The grants are made possible by contributions to WEP’s adult spelling bee & trivia tournament, the Pumpkin Prince contest and the annual appeal. Thanks to Southern Bank for partnering with WEP to fulfill three of the grants totalling $2,000. Teachers apply for mini-grant funding, and a committee selects the winners based on creativity, the number of students served, sustainability, crossover between classes and overall writing of the grant request. We want to thank WEP Executive Director Robin Williams, the WEP Board and everyone who contributes to WEP for their support!