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Johnson awarded special grant

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 11:21 am

Giving Lisa Johnson her award are shown, from left: Diana Henage, President Audrain County Area Public School Retirees; Debra Teague, Vice-President; members Jane Duffner; Teresa Wenzel; Lisa Johnson; Mary Ridge, Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation board member; and Maureen Hacker, Region IV Vice-President, Missouri Retired Teachers Association, and Public School Personnel.

Lisa Johnson, Reading/Library Media at Van-Far Elementary School, was selected for a $500 classroom grant for her “Buzzing Bee-Bots” program from the Missouri Retired Teachers Foundation. Johnson’s was one of seven grants given in Region IV, which includes Audrain County and one of 98 grants distributed throughout the state by Missouri Retired Teachers Association and Public School Personnel in support of active teachers.