West Blocton Middle School Teachers to Attend National Conference with the Help of the Alabama Power Foundation
Angela Thompson and Bethany Sloan each applied for and received an Alabama Power Foundation grant in the amount of $7,500 per grant/$15,000 total. Mrs. Thompson's grant will pay for a team of four "specials" teachers and Mrs. Sloan's grant will pay for a team of four subject-area teachers to attend the SREB Making School Work Conference. The focus will be on lifting student performance in math and English language arts to grade-level proficiency or better.
Left to Right - Principal Greg Blake, Angela Thompson, Community Relations Manager/Alabama Power Company Karen Burklew, Bethany Sloan, and Assistant Principal Kristin Lightsey