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Education Foundation Awards Grants to NSCSD Teachers

The North Syracuse Education Foundation (NSEF) is proud to announce their 2022-2023 grant award winners. Eight North Syracuse Central School District educators were recognized at the May 23 Board of Education Meeting for receiving grants from the North Syracuse Education Foundation (NSEF) in their 2022 Grant Award’s Program. NSEF resources support quality education through creative opportunities, and innovative/imaginative approaches. 

Since 2002 the NSEF has funded more than $200,000 in grant programs for math, literacy, science, foreign language and the arts.  

The NSEF is able to provide these grants through generous contributions from the community. The mission of the Foundation is to sponsor activities and projects intended to enhance the education and cultural enrichment of the students of the North Syracuse Central School District. The activities are not funded by the regular school budget.

Grant winners are pictured from left to right: Shannon Proctor, Peggy Parker, Stephen Bacon, Colleen O'Connor, Brian Noll and Sara Bambino. Not pictured are Cori Patterson and Karen Seamans.

This year, NSEF presented 6 grants, totaling over $13,000, to the following:

KWS Bear Road Elementary School: Peg Parker for Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine and Shannon Proctor for Orff Instruments for Musical Development 

Cicero Elementary School: Cori Patterson for Bringing Joy with the Bass
Cicero-North Syracuse High School: Sara Bambino for Fiction Refresh

Gillette Road Middle School: Karen Seamans for Marching to the Beat of Our Own Drums and Cymbals

Gillette Road Middle School and Roxboro Road Middle School: Colleen O'Connor, Stephen Bacon and Brian Noll for Problem Solving with LEGOS