WILLIAMSTOWN -- The SEE Fund at Mount Greylock Regional School has awarded funding to 13 grant recipients totaling more than $16,500 for projects to take place during the 2013-2014 school year.
The grant awards are: Glass fusing at 413 Glassworks; field study to Lowell Natural History Park and Tsongas Center for Industrial History; field study to Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.; purchase of 20 graphing calculators; visiting author, Dana Reinhardt; purchase of CPR and AED equipment for student education and certification; field study to Vietnam; clean-up and study of Pontoosac Lake; culinary learning for students with disabilities; purchase of ski equipment and tools for trail grooming; field study to Broadway production; purchase of equipment for school garden; field studies for environmental science classes.
"These grants will support the full spectrum of educational activities at Mount Greylock," Nicole Harrington, chairwoman of the SEE Fund Distribution Committee, said in the news release announcing the grants. "This year, individual applicants included teachers, parents and students."
The SEE (Sustaining Educational Excellence) Fund was established in 1996 as the first non-profit educational endowment in Berkshire County. It is a fund of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation and governed by a volunteer board of students, faculty, staff, parents, and friends of the Mount Greylock Regional School.
All members of the Mount Greylock School community (faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends) are eligible to apply for SEE Fund grants. The next deadline will be in the spring 2014. Information: John Gerry, SEE Fund chairman, firstname.lastname@example.org.