The Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund of the Columbus Foundation has awarded nine grants totaling $2,698 to Westerville City Schools personnel.

The Bette Marschall Memorial Education Fund of the Columbus Foundation has awarded nine grants totaling $2,698 to Westerville City Schools personnel.

Recipients are:

Kelli Stuckey, teacher, Annehurst Elementary School, $240 to partially fund a trip for first-grade classes at to visit historic Roscoe Village.

Deb Ubry, teacher, Fouse Elementary School, $200 to purchase a Reader's Theatre Series for the Fouse first-grade reading program.

Jill Smith and Teri Mandell, teachers, Westerville Central High School, $300 for the construction of "Timeline of Diversity" and "Wall of Diversity," inspired by the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, Ala.

Jenny Wenner, ESL teacher at Genoa Middle School, $357 to purchase reading materials appropriate for the English as a Second Language unit at Genoa.

Kimberly Perrone, visual arts teacher at Hanby Arts Magnet School, $275 to bring an artist into the school as partial funding for a "Learning About our Legacy" program.

Beth Dalin, teacher at Emerson World Languages & Cultures Magnet School, $400 for a paper-making workshop for Emerson third- and fourth-graders.

Doug Wynn, teacher, Westerville North High School, $450 for "Adventures in Worm Composting."

Jeff McMillan, teacher, Blendon Middle School, $400 to partially fund Career Day activities at Blendon Middle School.

Marynelle Liston, teacher, Blendon Middle School, $76 to purchase two DVDs to teach students with autism spectrum disorder social skills for the school setting.

-- Candace Preston-Coy