Teachers receive foundation grants that totaled nearly $17,000.


Congratulations to 10 KHS teachers who received grants from the Kennedale Education Foundation (KEF) this past month. The total amount received was $16,883.69 from the KEF.

The following are the teachers and the title of their grant submission.

· Dr. Chelsea Allison – “Kennedale Art K-Art” ($1601.12)
· Melissa Bearden – “Manipulatives and Models Madness” ($1136.06)
· Tammy Bergere – “Break the Chain (from My Desk)” ($1476.07)
· Justin Daniell – “Blown Away by Renewable Energy” ($1792.37)
· Carol George – “Learning and Connecting in 3-D” ($1604.70)
· Kristi Hullett – “Smoke Mirrors” ($2000.00)
· Lindsey Hammonds – “2023 and We” ($2000.00)
· Kylee Robinson – “Practical-ly Genius” ($1906.37)
· Matt Schenck – “Keyboards for Kennedale Choir Kids” ($1525.00)
· Kelli Wilson – “Band Today” ($1842.00)

The Kennedale Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt philanthropic charitable organization that:

  • cultivates innovation and creative involvement to benefit Kennedale ISD students and staff to enhance the mission of KISD.
  • supports activities not funded by tax revenue.
  • solicits funding from private and corporate sources.
  • awards funding through a volunteer Board of Directors representing businesses, the community, and educational leaders.

Past and ongoing sponsors include numerous local individuals and families along with businesses including EECU, Stephens Painting Inc, Chick-fil-a, Ignite FBC Kennedale, Spirals Gym & Cheer, Andy’s Frozen Custard, Lee Engineering, CG Cross Training, Walsh Gallegos Trevino Russo & Kyle Law Firm, Frost Bank, USI Insurance, Methodist Mansfield, Primrose Schools, Linebarger Attorneys at Law, and Wells Fargo.

  • Find out more about the Kennedale Education Foundation here.