Grant Awards

By serving our students, teachers, and administrators, we provide a way for people to invest in the value of education.


2021/2022 Grant Awards

Brevard Elementary School
  • Breana Murfin
    Novel Studies Kids Love
  • Erica Courtine
    Creating a Classroom Library That Students From All Backgrounds Will Love
Brevard Middle School
  • James Markey
    Sibelius – The Software that Runs the BMS Chorus 
Brevard High School
  • Matt Tuckey 
    Hands-ON Science!  
  • Jim Leatherwood 
    Capture the Moment 
  • Jessica Whitmire
    “Ice, Ice, Baby!”
Davidson River School
  • Noelle Fehn
    Introduction to STEM Field Studies (continuation of 2020 grant)
  • Chris Alley
    Taiko Drumming & Technology
    Rosman Elementary School
    • Nicole Moman The Peace Path Initiative  
    • Bethany Chapman
      Lego Wall for Innovation and Play in the RES Media Center   
    • Crystal Whitman
      Cracking the Reading and Writing Codes with the Brain in Mind!
    Rosman Middle  School
    • Laura Smith
      Sublime Print and Design
    Rosman Middle & Rosman High School
    • Hazel KetchumAppalachian Music Studies Program
    • Katerina Canter
      Band Piece Commission in honor of Ms. Sara Cathey
    Rosman Elementary & TC Henderson

    Laura Sullivan 
    Personal Music Kits for Music Anywhere


    2020/2021 Grant Awards

    & Brevard Elementary School
    • Heather Corn
      Building Engineers and Creative Thinkers
    • Heather Corn
      Bringing art to the PreK playground
    • Lauren Koons
      2nd Grade STEAM Task Boxes and Portable Lego Wall
    • Charlene Cali
      Project S.T.E.A.M.
    • Lisa Pauer
      Turing Tumble Mechanical Computers
    • Lisa Pauer
      Cozmo A.I. Robots
    • Jeanne DeJong
      Going Green: Creativity in the Classroom with a Green Screen
    • Deanna Campbell
      Brain Games and Logic Puzzles
    Brevard Middle School
    • Meredith M Guice
      9 Square in the Air – BMS P.E.
    • Justin Ausburn
      Expanding Creativity With Desktop Fabrication Tools
    • Jeff Micchelli
      Raspberry Pi Projects – Micchelli EC$478.37
    Brevard High School
    • Colby Guice
      Construction Elevations
    • Jessica Whitemire
      Grab Your Ball Jars!
    • Adria Hardy
      Math Team Resources
    Davidson River School
    • Noelle Fehn
      Introduction to STEM Field Studies
    Pisgah Forest Elementary
    • Renee Brown
      Weather Tools
    • Melony Hipp
      Main Street, A hands-on Economics Project
    Rosman Elementary School
    • Crystal Holland
      Supporting Diverse Learners
    Rosman Middle  School
    • Laura Smith
      The Inspiration Station
    Rosman High School
    • Julie Queen
      Fluency Matters
    • Jennifer Bolt
      Twisted Paw Pretzels
    Rosman Elementary & High School
    • Heather McNeely
      Modeling At The RHS Farm
    Rosman Middle & High  School
    • Josh Galloway
      Farm to Fork with Hydroponic Herb Garden


    Brevard, Pisgah Forest, TC Henderson & Rosman Elementary Schools,
    • Cathy Zandecki, Alyse Hollingsworth & Rae Parker
      Code and Create with Robo Blocks
    • Alyse Hollingsworth, Cathy Zandeck, Rae Parker
      KIBO’s for Kids
    All Transylvania County Schools
    • Renee Compton
      Community, School, and Family – Teaming for Resources

    2019/2020 Grant Awards

    Brevard Elementary School
    • Renee Compton
      Community, School, and Family – The Perfect Team
    • Deanna Campbell
      Muddy Sneakers: Outdoor Classroom
    • Charlene Cali and Alyse Hollingsworth
      Makerspace 101- Innovation Stations
    • Deanna Campbell
      Flexible Seating
    • Nancy Frady and Carrie Norris
      Only one me and I am “rocking it!”
      Brevard middle School
      • Emily Atkinson
        Serigraphy in Middle School Art
      • Meredith Guice
        Construction Gaga Ball Pit
      • April Nelson-Hawkins
        Shakespeare in Spring
      • Sarah Kennedy
        SMART Board Interactive White Board
      Brevard High School
      • Katrina Ronneburger
        Premiere Video Yearbook for All
      • Jennifer Williams and Bain Brown
        TIME for Larger Screens
      • Missy Ellenberger
        Slide Into High School! Every Minute Counts
      • Jessica Whitmire
        Under Pressure
      • Matthew Tuckey
        Consumer Electronics
      Davidson River School
      • Noelle Fehn
        Hellbender River Snorkeling Adventure
      Pisgah Forest Elementary
      • Whitney M Gordon
        Muddy Sneakers 2019
      • Kristi Clark
        Main Street,  A Hands on Economics Project
      Rosman High School
      • Amy Schoenacher
        Stained Glass
      • Katerina Canter
        Music Technology Update
      • Stephanie Ramsey
        Life Savers
      Rosman Middle & Rosman High School
      • Alana Marshall, Sarah Justice, and Stacie Dotson
        Word Up! What’s your word?
      • Sarah Justice
        Crazy for Cubes

      2018 Grant Awards

      Brevard Elementary School
      Buzzing Around BES with Bee-Bots
      Creation Stations
      Growing Plants and Young Minds!
      It Just Makes Sense
      Leveling the Playing Field
      Muddy Sneakers: BES 5th Graders Outdoor Classroom
      Tinker Thinkers Toolbox
      Tisket a TASKet
      World Peace Game Facilitator Training

      Pisgah Forest Elementary School
      Main Street, PFE: a Hands on Economics Project for 2nd Graders

      Rosman Elementary School
      Bright Star Touring Theater Summer Tour
      Pedaling Our Way to Better Focus and Learning

      T.C. Henderson Elementary School
      Cue the Robots!
      Makey-Makeys for Makers
      Real World STEM Challenges

      Brevard Middle School
      When Reading Gets Real!!

      Rosman Middle School
      Hand Tools for Art
      The W.A.Y. (The World Around You)

      Brevard High School
      Frame a Dragon
      Gallery Frames and Pedestals
      Microscopes and Microscope Cameras for Veterinary Assisting and Science Courses
      Portable Poultry Netting
      SLIDE into High School! Every MINUTE Counts!!!
      The Right Tools for the Job

      Davidson River School
      Aquaponics Garden Kit
      Encouraging a Sense of Community at DRS
      Using Gaming Technology to Engage At-Risk Students
      Yearbook Supplies

      Rosman High School
      Anatomical Models for Learning
      Growing the Community
      It’s the Little Things

      2017 Grant Awards

      Brevard Elementary School
      Muddy Sneakers: BES 5th Graders Outdoor Classroom
      3D and Me
      Catch a Mouse to Make Working on a Chromebook Easier
      Going Places with Google Cardboard

      Pisgah Forest Elementary School
      Exercise Pedaler for ADHD Students
      Full STEAM Ahead with Chromebooks at PFE
      Sensory Integration Toolbox: Teaching the Whole Child

      Rosman Elementary School
      Children’s Author at RES
      Let the Games Begin!
      Listening to Read: Time to Upgrade
      Muddy Sneakers: RES 5th Graders Outdoor Classroom

      Brevard Middle School
      Getting Fit
      Graphic Novels in the Spanish Classroom
      Stand-Up Desks for Odyssey Program
      The Juice Squad

      Rosman Middle School
      Moving and Grooving
      We Come in Peace! The Robot Invasion
      We’ve See Europe. Now Where Are We Going?

      Brevard High School
      Calculus in Motion/Algebra in Motion
      It’s All About the Bass
      New York Times Upfront Magazine by Scholastic Subscription for ENG 9/10
      Portable PA System for Fine Arts at BHS
      Video as Voice: Using the Power of Video to Tell Our Stories

      Davidson River School
      College Visits
      Healthy Exercise/Healthy Eating for Healthy Living
      Mapping America in 3-D
      Project Rebound’s Annual Service Project: An Educational Community Screening of the Documentary REJECT

      Rosman High School
      Full Steam Ahead Spanish
      Health Models for Teaching
      How Does Your Garden Grow?
      Pop Some Tags

      Morris Education Center
      Video “Power Tools”

      2016 Grant Awards

      Brevard Elementary School
      Muddy Sneakers: BES 5th Graders Outdoor Classroom
      Bee a Pollinator Partner
      Weekly STEM Challenges
      BES Weekly Buzz
      On Cloud Nine Technology Station

      Pisgah Forest Elementary School
      Muddy Sneakers, PFE 5th Grade
      Hydroponic Vertical Gardening

      Rosman Elementary School
      Global Awareness for 3rd Grade
      Era’s in American History

      TC Henderson Elementary School
      TC Henderson School Garden

      Brevard Middle School
      Stand Up for Success
      Freedom Writers
      Programming our Future: Engineering Success

      Rosman Middle School
      The W.A.Y. (World Around You)
      LabQuests for RMS III
      Rosman Robotics

      Brevard High School
      Battle of the Battery-Powered Buggies Off-Road Challenge
      Professional Lighting and Green Screen
      BHS Student Council Teambuilding Retreat
      BHS Jazz Band Performance Pack

      Rosman High School
      T-shirt Company
      Back to the Drawing Board
      Where in the World is Rosman, NC?
      Rosman Sound Equipment Upgrades