Yancey County Schools Foundation

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  • The Yancey County Schools Foundation is proud to announce the 2013 YCSF Grant recipients. In total, 12 grants were awarded, totaling $7,302.00. Plan to attend the awards ceremory on November 7, 2013 at the Yancey County Public Library.

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Important Dates and Events

The Yancey County Schools Foundation (YCSF) grant selection committee has completed the grant review process for the 2013-14 year. The awarding of grants to Yancey County teachers is the culmination of a busy fund-raising year for the YCSF and is the highlight of our activities.


Please join the YCSF as we recognize the recipients of the 2013-14 mini-grants. The awards ceremony will be held on November 7, 2013 at 6:00 pm in the Yancey County Library.

Congratulations to the following YCSF grant recipients:

Hot Dots Math

  • Sharleen Wiseman
  • Clearmont Elementary
  • $400.00

Micaville Stars – Shining for Others

  • Pam Gibbs, Michelle Hensley, Sharon Honeycutt, Melanie Bennett, Ashley Randolph
  • Micaville Elementary
  • $995.00

Project ALIVE

  • Rebecca Fox
  • Burnsville Elementary
  • $1,000.00 (pending additional funding from other sources)

"Bearing" the Weather!

  • Jamie Biggerstaff
  • Bee Log Elementary
  • $200.00

School-wide Walking Club

  • Kimberly Ransom
  • Bee Log Elementary
  • $171.00

"Eye" Spy with My Little Eye: The World of Potatoes!

  • Ashley Howell, Melissa Thomas
  • South Toe Elementary
  • $640.00

Bouncing Toward Achievement

  • Kim Cripps
  • South Toe Elementary
  • $743.00

Zentangle My Library

  • Christy Deyton
  • Cane River Middle School
  • $800.00

History Alive!

  • Jenny Martin
  • East Yancey Middle School
  • $300.00

Pitter Pattering Panthers

  • Keli Miller
  • East Yancey Middle School
  • $550.00

The Soldier Project – Perspectives on Historic Events

  • Aaron Young, Wade Shehan, Beryl Carroll
  • East Yancey Middle School
  • $998.00

ACT/SAT Test Prep

  • Thomas Surber
  • Mountain Heritage High School
  • $506.00