Local Schools with Educational Grants
Supporting the local community is very important to the team at Beaver Toyota Cumming, GA, and one of the best ways we can do that is by supporting the schools in our community with educational grants.
Education Grants Awarded to 13 Schools
There were 31 schools that submitted grant requests, and 13 schools had winning submissions. There will be 17, 819 students reached at these winning schools, and the grant funding breaks down as follows:
- $31,287.76 distributed for STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) at six elementary schools.
- $68,712.24 distributed for social/emotional education at seven middle and high schools.
- One gateway school will receive help in counseling kids dealing with drugs and alcohol.
- One new high school will open, and Beaver Toyota will play a prominent role in the grand opening celebration.
Project names for the grant funding include:
- STEM Outdoor Learning Environment
- A Robotics Team
- Young Minds, Little Robots
- Experiment, Fail, Learn, Repeat
- Virtual Reality for Global Learners
- Exploring Alternative Energy and Sustainability in the School Garden
- Insight (Counseling)
- The SEAD Initiative
- SOFO Chill
- Social and Emotional Learning Through 7 Habits
- Adapting Habits of Health in the HS
Beaver Toyota Visits the Winning Schools
On February 14, 2018 our foundation partners, joined by Rob Hagen, will visit all of the winning schools starting at 8:00 a.m. There will be a live feed as the group makes its way across the county to surprise the winners!
Beaver Toyota Cumming, GA’s Role in Supporting Education
Beaver Toyota believes in the importance of educating our children, so we wanted to have a big role in this process. Winning schools get:
- Beaver Week
- Bucky Visits
- Test Drive Day on campus
- Permanent signage at school entrances
- Newsletters to parents
- Family Block Party of STEM Gardening practices featuring Beaver Toyota
- WOW Week at school
- Coffee & Conversation with Beaver Toyota as featured guest
- Pep Ralls featuring Bucky
- And more!