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Twelve DCS Educators Receive Bright Ideas Grants

Congratulations to the DCS Tri-County EMC Bright Ideas Winners!

Twelve educators from Duplin County Schools were recently awarded Tri-County Bright Ideas Grants for the 2023-2024 school year. The grants received totaled $11,015.75 and will be used to fund innovative projects for students. The floating awards banquet took place on Monday night at the Tri-County EMC Cooperative Office located in Dudley, NC. The winners from Duplin County Schools are among 117 deserving educators selected to receive funding for a total of $98,000.00.

 Duplin County Schools teachers receiving Bright Ideas education grants are: 
Chris Brown, COO - The Cross-Curriculum Raised Bed Garden-$868.92
Jackie Smith, EDHS - Understanding Genetics with Biotechnology-$1000.00
Rhiley Marshburn, EDHS - Board Games in the Classroom-$605.20
Mason Burgess, EDHS - Learning American History through DBQs-$992.82
Daniel Huygens, EDHS - Exploring Erosion and Watershed Dynamics with Stream Tables-$942.70
Kathryn Hunter, EDHS - Photojournalism Exploration-$899.99
Kim Bowles, EDHS - It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! NO! IT’S AN ECO-DRONE!-$964.92
Kim Marshburn, EDHS - Math Puzzle Festival-$1,000.00
Timothy Rowe, EDHS - Newton’s Laws with Pinewood Derby cars-$1,000.00
Robyn Sutton, KES - Listen and Learn Science!-$993.98
Jenny Sasser, NDE - When I Grow Up-$948.82
Alexis Pate, NDE - ArKIDtecture: Discovering History through Architecture-$798.40

Congratulations to all DCS winners and many thanks to Tri-County Electric Membership Corporation!