Educators from schools around N.C. have been selected to receive education grants from Touchstone Energy cooperatives, including Wake Electric, totaling more than $195,000, as part of their “Bright Ideas” program. Grant recipients will use the funding to bring innovative, hands-on learning projects to their students. Wake Electric will award more than 49,000 to local educators, funding 21 projects in Durham, Franklin, Johnston, Nash, Vance and Wake counties. For more information on Bright Ideas, visit www.NCBrightIdeas.com.
Chad E. Holloman, of Corinth Holders High in Johnston County, will receive $2,998.40 for “Agriculture Exploration – Local and Global Agriculture Importance.”
Carl Harrington, of East Wake Academy in Wake County, will receive $2,800 for “History as it Happened.”
Lynne Petersin, of River Oaks Middle in Wake County, will receive $990 for “Power House Using Renewable/Alternative Energy.”