Mt. Vernon Register-News

Opinion

April 23, 2010

Our View: MVTHS Foundation contributes to success in education

MT. VERNON — On Thursday, six teachers at Mt. Vernon Township High School were awarded classroom grants by the MVTHS Foundation.

“The grant program grows each year,” MVTHS Foundation Vice President Tony Wielt said. “This year we’re close to $7,000. This is the fifth year for the Foundation, and we’re still in the infancy of the Foundation. As the Foundation grows, the grants will grow.”

The grants will be used not only to enhance the learning opportunities in the classroom, but help the teachers broaden the experience and teaching opportunities. Projects to receive funding are chosen each year based on those criteria — helping students and helping teachers.

As the Foundation continues to show its support for MVTHS, we hope the community also continues to show its support. The youth of today will be the leaders of tomorrow and we should give them every opportunity to exceed their full potential.

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