The Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation on Thursday delivered more than $41,000 in grants to teachers in the Belton Independent School District.
BEEF surprised teachers with giant checks for their grants that will support 15 projects at seven campuses, according to the district. An additional $15,000 will be awarded next month.
“This is one of our favorite days of the year,” said Ellen Burnett, BEEF’s vice president of programs. “We are so grateful for the time and effort of our teachers, and this is one of the ways we get to give a little something back to them.”
School board President Suzanne McDonald and Superintendent Matt Smith joined Burnett and other BEEF board members to surprise teachers with their grants.
The grants will be used to purchase books,…