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Villa Rica Teachers Receive Carroll EMC Bright Ideas Grant


Courtesy: Carroll County Schools
Courtesy: Carroll County Schools

(Carrollton, Ga. – December 15, 2014) The Carroll EMC Foundation awarded 2 Bright Ideas grants to Villa Rica Elementary School teachers. Music teacher , Mr. Geoffrey Harden was awarded $1000 to purchase Orff instrument bass bars to add to the existing orff instruments used in the music classroom. This is the fourth year in a row that Mr. Harden has been awarded a $1000 grant from Carroll EMC.

Villa Rica Elementary gifted teacher, Mrs. Angelique Kauffman, was awarded a $960 grant to purchase snap circuit kits for the 4th and 5th grade gifted students in their study of electricity and engineering. Students will put on an electricity fair for the school in the spring.

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Six-time STAR teacher, Alice taught Advanced Placement English, literature, composition, speech and theater for over twenty years, part of which time she also served as Director of Admissions, Development, Public Relations, and Alumni at Oak Mountain Academy. She is the managing partner of Ridley-Teal Properties and content editor for the City Menus. She is a board member of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra and enjoys playing flute with the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble.