Plotting the Course to Welding. Grant in the amount of $77,300!!
Presented to Casey Stephenson, David Wilson, and Mark Dandre
Funded by The Nystrom Family Foundation and the Dougherty Foundation
These grants enabled the welding department to double the size of its program by providing funds for the construction of a storage building and a wall to divide the current welding facility into two teaching environments. Construction provided a venue for equipment purchased with grant funds of $126,315.00 awarded by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Residency Art Program. Grant in the amount of $2,634!!
Presented to John Jimenez and Katie Ledbetter
The objective of this grant is to host a resident artist affiliated with the Rockport Center for the Arts in the 2017-2018 school year. Teachers would serve as facilitators in the classrooms by allowing the professional artist to collaborate with students in a one-week workshops geared toward Prisma Color techniques. Grant funds will provide quality art supplies that the regular budget cannot cover. In addition, funds will enable students to submit their work at VASE (Visual Arts Scholastic Event)/Rising Eyes of Texas Exhibition/Portfolio to the College Board.
Theater Arts. Grant in the amount of $250!!
Presented to John Luttman
Funded by Jessica Cronin
This grant will provide for supplies related to the Theater Arts program