Senator McLachlan Presents Danbury Education Foundation Grants

March 15, 2018

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Danbury – State Senator Michael McLachlan recently presented Danbury Education Foundation’s Classroom Excellence Grants to local educators whose programs were selected for funding by the foundation.

“As a member of the Danbury Education Foundation, it was an honor to stand in for Mayor Mark Boughton and present grants so these teachers can implement their creative approaches to educating students,” Sen. McLachlan said. “Each grant application the foundation received shows the tremendous commitment Danbury public school teachers have for their students. The quality of proposals submitted made choosing the winners difficult.”

Sen. McLachlan presented the following awards:

  • Jessica Archambault – $1,487.22 for Interactive Whiteboards at Morris Street School
  • Ana Wight – $1,500 for Avoiding The Summer Slide at Hayestown Avenue School
  • Alexandra Hoyt, Michele Masi & Diana Gomez – $1,500 for Learning About Our Community at Ellsworth Avenue School
  • Amy Kotach & Jackie Ziegelmeier – $1,500 for A Listening Center at Park Avenue School
  • Wilson E. Cardenas – $4,695.99 for Interactive Foreign Language at Rogers Park Middle School

Sen. McLachlan said he looks forward to hearing about the success of students who participate in the funded programs.

Sen. McLachlan represents the communities of Bethel, Danbury, New Fairfield, and Sherman.

PHOTO CAPTION: State Senator Michael McLachlan (center) presents Danbury Education Foundation’s Classroom Excellence Grant of $1,487.22 to first-grade teacher Jessica Archambault to fund her programs for Interactive Whiteboards at Morris Street School.