Roger (Jeremy) Brown
Oakman High School, Walker County
Project: Research the 1994 Rwandan Genocide from the base station of Kigali to infuse first-hand accounts and primary source materials into a class on Holocaust and Genocide studies.
Elkmont Elementary, Limestone County
Project: Study Andean textiles and weaving throughout Peru to inform students about the cultural aspects and scientific process behind the craft, as well as how it relates to the visual arts.
Julie (Starr) Weems
Ardmore High School, Limestone County
Project: Gain wilderness skills, deepen knowledge of the taiga biome, explore art in Iceland and participate in Wilderness First Responder certification in North Carolina to expand a new artist-naturalist program for students and to improve safety during fieldwork.
Virginia Bellomy-Ezell and Beth Jordan
New Market Elementary, Madison County
Project: Attend the "Nature as a Fantastic Classroom for Learning" conference in Sweden to learn how to create authentic outdoor experiences that engage students.
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