The Stephenville Evening Lions Club, known for its Upland Bird Extravaganza, recently presented a check for $20,000.00 to the Stephenville Education Foundation. On hand for the announcement were members of the Board of Directors of the two organizations including Brandon McDonald, president of the Evening Lions Club and Christin Pack, president of the Education Foundation.
The funds will be used to support the foundation’s mission of providing additional resources to SISD to expand the programs needed to ensure excellence in education. Each semester the foundation provides funds through grants to teachers in support of innovative projects and methods. Examples of recently funded grants include and outdoor adventures classroom, a hydroponic garden kit to help students better understand the growth cycles of plants, and specifically designed tricycles to help special needs students improve coordination. These projects benefit students K-12 as well as special needs students.