This year’s grant recipients will be announced at the October 21, 2019 Board of Trustees Meeting.
Over $$$ Donated to LCSD1 for 2019-2020 School year
The Cheyenne Schools Foundation (CSF) announced the recipients of the 2019 Excellence in Education and Student Enrichment grants at the LCSD1 Board of Trustees Meeting held on October 21, 2018. Classroom teachers in Laramie County School District #1 (LCSD1) will receive $$$ for ## grants in ## schools. Six schools will also receive $3,500 for their participation in the Run for #1 held on October 5th.
Funding for the grants came from local businesses, LCSD1 employees, participants in the Run for #1, along with a generous gift from the Carlton family. District employees contributed almost $8,500 through their payroll deduction program.
Local businesses that donated $3,000 or more were Kohls, First Education Federal Credit Union, Blue Federal Credit Union and Taco John’s International. Local businesses that donated $1,000 or more were McGee, Hearne & Paiz, Hickey & Evans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming, and Microsoft. Contributions from 20 local businesses totaled over $26,000.
The Cheyenne Schools Foundation was started in 1995 and gives grants directly to classroom teachers in LCSD1 for projects that are beyond the capacity of the school district’s budget. To date, CSF has raised more than $600,000 to support district students.
2017 Excellence in Education Grants
2017 Student Enrichment Grants
Run for #1 Participation Awards
- The schools with the highest percentage of student participation were Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High and Triumph High.
- The schools that raised the most money were Dildine Elementary, Johnson Junior High and East High.They will receive $500 each for these accomplishments.
Groups providing services for the Run for #1
- East High and Central High ROTC, East High, Central High, South High, and Johnson Junior High Cheer Squads will receive a total of $500 for services they provided during the Run for #1.
The CSF Board thanks everyone that helped make this a record year for attendance at the Run for #1 and for money raised. It could not have been done without the support of our community.