Lake Local Schools Recieves WATER Grant
1/19/2018. Filed under Press Release .
Northwestern Water and Sewer District WATER Grant
Lake Local Schools
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, - On Wednesday, January 17, The Northwestern Water and Sewer District (The District) presented two Lake Local School teachers with $500 grants to in an effort to increase educational awareness of the importance of water and the environment.
Seventh grade middle school teacher, Jackie Brough, received a $500 grant for the second year in a row. She will use her funds to maintain the freshwater tank in her classroom and update her science library.
A second grant was presented to high school science teacher, James Less. Mr. Less hopes to purchase new waders and equipment to continue work on a stream water quality project he helped to fund with the assistance of the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG).
The District introduced the WATER grant program in December 2014, to give back to the schools and communities. The program’s goals are to introduce water and sewer issues to classrooms, support teachers with related resources, and share water and sewer experiences with students through field trips and presentations by The District.
Photo 1: Center left: High School science teacher, Mr. Less is presented with the WATER grant by William Hirzel, District Board of Trustees, and the fourth period ninth grade science class.
Photo 2: Left: Seventh grade science teacher, Mrs. Brough and students
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