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Alleghany Teachers win Bright Ideas Grants (more)

Alleghany teachers received a total of $4,545 in education grants.  Cecelia Hampton, $1,390, Maggie Murphy $650, Jill Starling $1,010, and Sherries Maines $1,495. All four schools represented from Alleghany. Thank you Blue Ridge Energy

At North Carolina’s electric cooperatives, they believe there is no more important investment than in our state’s youth. That’s why for 25 years, the electric co-ops have offered Bright Ideas education grants to North Carolina teachers in K-12 classrooms across the state. 

Bright Ideas grants provide funding for innovative, classroom-based projects that would otherwise not be possible. Since 1994, they  have touched the lives of more than 2.2 million students who have participated in 11,000 Bright Ideas projects, and given out more than $11.5 million. Each year, close to 600 grants are funded across the state.