KUSH Radio

Published on: 06/19/2009

Area Schools to Receive Stimulus Funds For Nutrition Projects

Sean Kelly

1600kush.com

(Oklahoma City) - State Superintendent Sandy Garrett said the Oklahoma Department of Education (SDE) has awarded 200 Oklahoma schools $1.5 million in federal economic stimulus dollars for child nutrition.

The awards were made through a competitive grant process with funding given to Oklahoma for child nutrition in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

ARRA provides $100 million nationally for child nutrition, with $1,519,638 given to Oklahoma for that purpose.

Below is a listing of the area schools receiving funds,  and what the money will be used for. 



Cushing Harrison Elementary
Dishwasher
$14,960
Ripley Ripley ElementaryMilk Cooker
$2,799
Stillwater Will Rogers Elementary
Walk In Freezer
$7,411
Yale Yale Elementary.
2-Door Refrigerator
$3,689
Agra Agra Elementary School
2 Convection Ovens
$15,932
CarneyCarney Elementary School
Kitchen Vent Hood & Fire Suprression
$9,450
Drumright Bradley Elementary
60 Inch Gas Range
$8.993
Bristow Bristow Middle School
Gas Convection Oven
$10,166
Milfay Milfay Public School
Combination Convection Oven, Steamer
$17,353