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Blount County Education Foundation. Boosting Children’s Success in Blount County Schools www.blountboe.net > Blount County Education Foundation. Board of Directors. James Henderson, President Jeff Hallmark, Vice President Scott McPherson, Secretary Jerry Jones, Treasurer Gregg Armstrong

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Blount county education foundation

Blount County Education Foundation

Boosting Children’s Success in

Blount County Schools

www.blountboe.net > Blount County Education Foundation


Board of directors

Board of Directors

  • James Henderson, President

  • Jeff Hallmark, Vice President

  • Scott McPherson, Secretary

  • Jerry Jones, Treasurer

  • Gregg Armstrong

  • Kenan Benton

  • Helen Dunn

  • Denise Martin

  • Jackie Sivley

  • Chester Thomas

  • Rep. Elwyn Thomas

  • Freddie West

    All Volunteer Board!

Blount County

Education Foundation

Blount County Education Foundation


Foundation mission

Foundation Mission

The mission of the Blount County Education Foundation is to promote academic excellence in Blount County Schools!

Blount County Education Foundation


Special projects

Special Projects

  • Contributions to each school’s Library Media Center – Over $170,000 total!

  • After-school and Summer Tutoring

  • Summer Read/Academy! – Summer reading and math program for struggling students

  • Reading Buddy Volunteer Program – 188 volunteers last year and 737 total since the program began

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Special projects1

Special Projects

  • Recognize Blount County Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year

    • 2008-2009 Elementary – Lisa Ann Hargett, Hayden Elementary

    • 2008-2009 Secondary – Sheila Gargus, Appalachian High

  • Recognize National Board Certified Teachers

  • Special Grant Awards to Schools winning contests for payroll deduction and radio-thon - $4,100 this year and $28,800 total over the years

Blount County Education Foundation


And our 1 project

And Our #1 Project:

  • The Classroom Grant Program!

    • Over $88,000 this year

    • Over $499,000 since the beginning

Blount County Education Foundation


Grant winners

Grant Winners

1998 – 1999

$13,000 to 23 classrooms

1999-2000

$15,000 to 29 classrooms

2000-2001

$23,000 to 35 classrooms

2001-2002

$30,000 to 46 classrooms

2002-2003

$37,500 to 56 classrooms

2003-2004

$40,309 to 61 classrooms

2004-2005

$50,096 to 73 classrooms

2005-2006

$56,967 to 83 classrooms

2006-2007

$63,640 to 91 classrooms

2007-2008

$81,256 to 116 classrooms

2008-2009

$88,053 to 120 classrooms

Blount County Education Foundation


Grant projects

Grant Projects

1998 through 2007:

733 Projects!

Classroom Grants Award Total:

$499,598!!

Blount County Education Foundation


Endowment fund

Endowment Fund

Securing the Future of the Grant Program!

$153,772

Blount County Education Foundation


Endowed grants

Endowed Grants

Corr Wireless

Blountsville Lions Club

Kellie Bell Camp Memorial

Hometown Bank

$10,000 Contribution to Endowment Fund

Blount County Education Foundation


Board of education employee giving program

1999-2000 $1,590

2000-2001 $4,402

2001-2002 $8,100

2002-2003 $12,845

2003-2004 $15,766

2004-2005 $18,175

2005-2006 $21,046

2006-2007 $23,105

2007-2008 $26,037

2008-2009 $27,767

Board of Education Employee Giving Program

WOW!

Blount County Education Foundation


Radio thon report

Radio-thon Report

  • 1999: $12,400

  • 2000: $23,256

  • 2001: $28,128

  • 2002: $33,810

  • 2003: $34,735

  • 2004: $39,170

    (Plus $30,000 Legislative Donation)

  • 2005: $43,639

  • 2006: $50,625

  • 2007: $85,863

  • 2008: $104,819

Blount County Education Foundation


Partnership program

Partnership Program

  • Contributions - $250 and up

  • Named Grant Partner - $750

  • Signature Grant Partner - $1,000

  • Endowed Grant Partner, which permanently creates a grant – $10,000

Blount County Education Foundation


Total given to schools

Total Given to Schools:

$1,132,667!!!!

Blount County Education Foundation


2009 radio thon

2009Radio-thon

September 24, 2009

12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

WCRL

Our only Fund Raiser!

Blount County Education Foundation


Blount county education foundation1

Blount County Education Foundation

Boosting Children’s Success in

Blount County Schools


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