|| Melinda Whitney
|| Kathy Hueste
|| Karen Rowe
||Dr. Gail White|
On September 8, 2021, Maggie Libby, a first-grade teacher in Dogwood Elementary School of Camdenton R-III School District, received $500 as one of nine classroom grants given in MRTA’s Region 7 area. The grant is titled “Foundational Skill Manipulatives” for her first-grade students to help improve reading skills.
Pictured in the photo above are, left to right: MRTA Region 7 Vice-President, Georgia White, Dogwood Elementary Principal, Lucinda Varner, Maggie Libby, grant recipient, Betty Beal, Region 7 Retirement Education Committee Chair, and Melinda Whitney, President of Camden County Unit of MRTA.
On September 9, 2021, Jennifer Gladbach was presented a Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation Grant at Camdenton High School in her classroom. Several were in attendance as she was awarded the $500 for her grant, “Calculator Equity in the High School Math Classroom,” which would provide scientific calculators for an entire class so everyone would be working on the same calculator each day.
Shown in the picture of the presentation are, left to right: Jake Rhoads, CHS student in Mrs. Gladbach’s class, Betty Beal, Region 7 Retirement Education Chair, Faith Sales, CHS student in the recipient’s classroom, Melinda Whitney, Camden Co. Unit President, Region 7 MRTA Vice-President, Georgia White, Jennifer Gladbach, the grant recipient, and Sammi Owens, another CHS student in Mrs. Gladbach’s class, and Camdenton High School Principal, Mr. Brett Thompson.