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Southern Company — Alabama Power Foundation Awards Classroom Grants

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The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded Classroom grants to schools across Alabama to support learning initiatives at the elementary, middle and high school levels. The program provides teachers with grants of up to $1,000 to purchase materials and supplies that can be used to improve the classroom environment and enhance students’ ability to learn.

“Teachers have the power to transform the lives of students and communities and we are proud to support them through the Classroom grant program,” said Myla Calhoun, president of the Alabama Power Foundation. “These grants provide the resources needed to create an enriching educational environment and innovative classroom initiatives that help students succeed.” 

Schools receiving this year’s Classroom grants are:

• Anniston Middle School

• Ashville Elementary School

• Bay Minette Elementary School

• Bear Exploration Center

• Bernice J. Causey Middle School

• Berry Elementary School

• Blountsville Elementary School

• C.L. Salter Elementary School

• C.A. Donehoo Elementary School

• C.F. Vigor High School

• Calera Intermediate School

• Capitol Heights Middle School

• Carlisle Elementary School

• Central Park Elementary School

• Childersburg Elementary School

• Chilton County High School

• Citronelle High School

• Clark-Shaw Magnet School

• Concord Elementary School

• Coosa Valley Elementary School

• Cranford Burns Middle School

• Dadeville Elementary School

• Demopolis Middle School

• Dickson Elementary School

• Double Springs Middle School

• Duck Springs Elementary School  

• Dunbar-Ramer School

• Duran Junior High School North

• Eden Elementary School

• Edgewood Elementary School

• Elba High School

• Elberta Middle School

• Etowah High School

• Etowah Middle School

• Eufaula Primary School

• Evergreen Elementary School

• F.S. Ervin Elementary School

• Girard Intermediate School

• Glencoe Elementary School

• Glencoe High School

• Glencoe Middle School

• Greensboro High School

• Halcyon Elementary School

• Haleyville Middle School

• Handley High School

• Hayden Middle School

• Highland Gardens Elementary School

• Hokes Bluff Elementary School

• Hokes Bluff High School

• Horseshoe Bend High School

• Hubbertville School

• Huxford Elementary School

• Iola Roberts Elementary School

• Jackson Intermediate School

• Jackson-Steele Elementary School

• Jemison Elementary School

• Jemison Intermediate School

• John E. Bryan Elementary School

• Keith Middle-High School

• Kitty Stone Elementary School

• Lamar County High/Vernon Intermediate School

• Leeds Elementary School

• Leinkauf Elementary School

• Linden Elementary School

• Loachapoka High School

• Margaret Elementary School

• Meadowview Elementary School

• Minor Elementary School

• Monroe Intermediate School

• Moody Middle School

• Oakman Middle School

• Odenville Intermediate School

• Ohatchee High School

• Old Shell Road Elementary School

• Perdido Elementary and Middle School

• Pine Grove Elementary School

• Princeton Alternative Elementary School

• Rucker Boulevard Elementary School

• Slocomb High School

• Sophia P. Kingston Elementary School

• Southside Elementary School

• Springville Elementary School

• Springville High School

• Stemley Road Elementary School

• Sumiton Middle School

• Sweet Water High School

• Thorsby High School

• U.S. Jones Elementary School

• Valley Junior High School

• W.O. Parmer Elementary School

• Wadley High School

• Walter M. Kennedy Elementary School

• Wedowee Elementary School

• Wellborn High School

• West End Elementary School

• West Jefferson Elementary School

• Williams Intermediate School

• Wilson Hall Middle School

Since its creation in 1989 with funds donated by shareholders, the Alabama Power Foundation has supported Alabama communities, educational institutions and nonprofits through more than 20,000 grants and scholarships using nonratepayer dollars. To learn more about the Alabama Power Foundation and its charitable initiatives, please visit www.powerofgood.com.

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