2014 Shining Star Award Nominees Announced!
GEFFE has announced this year's Shining Star finalists. The Shining Star Award is given for the grant application in the last year that best exemplifies innovation and excellence in education. The finalists are:
Donna Deason who is
recognized for “It’s the Law,” a project with straw rockets and ping pong
launchers that enhance mastery of
Newton's Laws of Motion.
Briana Thurman who is recognized for “Young
Entrepreneurs Aiming for Success” This is a program that teaches students to
successfully run their own business from startup. The students also help run
the High School Store which allows them to learn about hands-on business
Jennifer Rose who is recognized for “Composing
Our Education Through Music Technology” creating a Music Technology Lab at the
Upper Elementary utilizing computer
workstations, keyboards (pianos), and software to offer our students a digital
The winner will be announced at the GEFFE Gala and receive
$300. Congratulations to all three teachers!