Eureka Teachers Awarded
Published 8:34 am Sunday, July 14, 2019
Ten teachers from Eureka Elementary School have been awarded $8,129 in donations from SONIC Drive-In.
As part of its Limeades for Learning initiative partnership with DonorChoose.org SONIC Drive-In launched a donation match in honor of Teacher Appreciation
Month to help teachers obtain classroom supplies and other learning materials.
“We are incredibly thankful to Sonic Drive-In for helping our teachers and students,” said
Robbie Mason, Charlotte County Public School interim Superintendent.
“Programs such as DonorChoose. org allow our students to have access to additional resources
which help to enrich their learning. I also commend our teachers for taking the initiative
to submit grant applications to access funds for purchasing additional materials.”
As part of the program, SONIC awarded teacher lead projects at Eureka. They included:
Carmen Tucker for the project Take This Stuff and Store It. Chelsea Nash for the projects New School Year-New Supplies, Relax and Read, and STEM Fun in the Classroom.
Grace-Kelly Pyle for the projects Bright Chairs For Bright Minds Part 3, and SOL Review Supplies.
Jes Bailey for the projects, Paintbrushes Please, Portfolios for My Little Picassos, Organizing
Creatively, Paper, Glue, and Storage Oh My and Comfy and SmART Organization.
Katlyn Hudson for the projects Flip My Classroom Part 2, and Rewarding Fifth Grade Math Stars.
Kristen Smith for the projects A Kindergarten Christmas, Kindergarten Cameo for Creativity,
A Rainbow of Possibilities, Kindergarten Kiva Needs A Cabinet, Educational Puzzles &
Games and You Can’t Deny We Need Supplies.
Lindsay Bill for the projects All About That Bass (Xylophone), and Feel The Rhythm.
Mark Heintzelman for the projects Basics of Softball, and Are You Ready for Football, Robin
Mason for the project Super Supplies.
Shelly Schrader for the projects Goodbye, Desk! Hello, Tables and Much Needed School
“Each year, teachers spend hundreds of their dollars to support their students, and with
Limeades for Learning, SONIC and our fans made that burden a bit lighter,” said Christi
Woodworth, vice president of public relations for SONIC. Since 2009, SONIC has donated $13.1
million and supported 33,177 classrooms.