KUSH Radio

Published on: 06/19/2009

Area Schools to Receive Stimulus Funds For Nutrition Projects

Sean Kelly


(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
Ripley Ripley ElementaryMilk Cooker
Stillwater Will Rogers Elementary
Walk In Freezer
Yale Yale Elementary.
2-Door Refrigerator
Agra Agra Elementary School
2 Convection Ovens
CarneyCarney Elementary School
Kitchen Vent Hood & Fire Suprression
Drumright Bradley Elementary
60 Inch Gas Range
Bristow Bristow Middle School
Gas Convection Oven
Milfay Milfay Public School
Combination Convection Oven, Steamer