Sedalia School District Foundation board member Deidre Esquivel has been making surprise appearances at District 200 building and presenting the winners of Mini Grant requests with checks to use for their projects.
On Monday, Equivel stopped by Washington Elementary, Seventh and Engineer, to present a $1,500 check to Kindergarten teachers Ashley Kruse and Randi Sparks.
Esquivel also paid a visit to Parkview Elementary to present a $459 check to Renee Tankersley, Title ELL Academic Support, for an electronic English-Spanish translator.
A total of over $16,000 in grant money was awarded to 19 out of 38 requests. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal. All in-classroom photos courtesy Deidre Esquivel.