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​ Educational Grants

The Foundation works to fulfill its mission to be a non profit fund-raising organization

that encourages and supports quality efforts by educators to enhance educational experiences for students of the Utica Community Schools. One of the ways we accomplish this is through the Educational Grant Program. Each year the applications reflect the dedication and passion of UCS educators. Below is the list of the 2019 - 2020 educational grant recipients. Thank you to every educator that supports this endeavor by submitting an application.

Together We Make a Difference!

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2019 Educational Grant Program

The UCS Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 Educational Grant Program.

Meaningful Maze Making - Julie Lambert - Duncan Elementary
Code Igniter - Rachel Krone - Heritage Junior High
STEAM Museum - Mary Beth Merlo - DeKeyser
RAZ Kids - Jennifer Paslean - Wiley Elementary
MindTap for AP: Propelling students from memorization to mastery - Derek D'Angelo
More CS for our UCS kids! - Shannon Spisak - Shelby Junior High
BrainPop Jr. - Monica Smyka - Wiley Elementary
Take Home Math Bags - Beth LaBaere - Burr Elementary
Digital Drawing: International Auto Show Poster - Dr. Lisa Grunewald - Henry Ford II High School
Lights, Camera, Action! Bringing STEAM to life - Jacqueline Zawierucha - Beacon Tree
Mystery Science Web Based Science Program - Ruth Klida - Wiley Elementary
AVID Technology Boost - Kate Walker - Henry Ford II High School
Bringing Private Practice Medicine to Utica High School - Melissa Rice and Lisa Schmidt - Utica High School

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Your Donations Make a Difference

There are many ways to contribute to the education of the students in the Utica Community School District. Please consider giving
generously to the UCS Foundation for Educational
Excellence to insure the continued legacy of excellence in our schools.

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