Ed Foundation Awards Most Grants Ever
Celebrations broke out across Killeen ISD Wednesday as teachers received gifts from generous local donors that they will pass on to their students.
The Killeen ISD Education Foundation continued its annual classroom grant distribution with two separate teams of volunteers and district representatives making surprise stops at 21 schools to deliver 31 grants to teachers.
The grants, which will fund a huge variety of classroom activities over the next year, totaled more than $124,000.
This year’s grant award total is the biggest ever in the foundation’s 21-year history, Foundation Director Joyce Hodson said.
At each stop, grant patrol participants cheered, rang bells and released confetti streamers as surprised educators expressed joyous gratitude.
The distribution took a little longer at Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary School on Fort Hood, where four separate projects received funding.

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