Teachers across the Belton Independent School District were surprised this week when the Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation doled out $15,000 in grants.
The grants — which were handed out by BEEF members and Superintendent Matt Smith on Wednesday — supported seven projects at four campuses, according to the district.
The money will go toward buying headphones and books to support music education and sensory learning accessories.
“Teachers devote so much time and effort to their students, and this is one of the ways we get to give a little something back to them,” said Ellen Burnett, BEEF’s vice president of programs.
In December, BEEF donated $41,000 in grants that supported 15 projects at seven campuses. Those grants were used to purchase books, physical…