Area Schools to Receive Stimulus Funds For Nutrition Projects
(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 Elementary||Milk 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|
|Carney||Carney 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|