We Support our Schools – 2017-2018 Winners

May 2018 – Angie McKay

Mrs. Angie McKay is this May’s recipient of the We Support Our Schools Grant Program, sponsored by A2Z Personnel and 107.9 the Drive. Angie is a second-grade teacher at Corvallis Primary School. Her hope is to purchase an iPad to focus on speech development, reading, and language skills. The app…Read More

April 2018 – Jacqueline Marshall

This month’s winner of We Support Our School Grant program, sponsored by A2Z Personnel and 107.9 The Drive, is Jacqueline Marshall from Darby School. Jacqueline is the 5th grade teacher for Darby Junior High and is excited to use the funds to assist with providing technology to her students. In…Read More

March 2018 – Robin Evans

A2Z Personnel, along with 107.9 The Drive want to congratulate our March We Support Our Schools winner! Robin Evans is a dynamic 7th grade Geography teacher at Stevensville Middle School. She loves to bring hands on projects to her students to encourage learning and to bring history alive. Robin provided…Read More

February 2018 – Alicia McEwen

A2Z Personnel, along with 107.9 the Drive, is proud to present Alicia McEwen with a check for $200 as February’s winner of the We Support Our Schools grant program. Alicia teaches 1st grade at Corvallis Elementary and has an engaging classroom to encourage her student’s participation. As her first graders…Read More

January 2018 – Heather Minster

Heather Minster is a third-grade teacher for Stevensville Elementary School. She is excited to bring more technology into the classroom to help create interest in Computer Science and Programming. She hopes to provide her classroom with four Ozobots for small group time or individual work. An Ozobot is a smart…Read More

December 2017 – Robert Price

Robert Prince is the winner of A2Z Personnel’s and 107.9 the Drive’s Grant Program, We Support Our Schools, for the month of December.  While Robert has taught in the Valley’s schools before, this is his first year as the Music Teacher for Stevensville Elementary.  Robert offers his students a chance to participate with in music outside of the traditional class Read More

November 2017 – Patti Healy

Patti Healy is November’s We Support Our Schools Grant winner, sponsored by A2Z Personnel and 107.9, The Drive.  Patti teaches 4th Grade at Corvallis Primary School and has large number of student’s in her class this year.  Her goal is to purchase a couple of Wobble Chairs to allow her more active students the ability to slightly fidget while sitting quietly.  The Wobble Chairs provides the students with some minor rocking movement as the rounded bottom shifts their weight and engages their core Read More

October 2017 – Oliver Johnson

Oliver Johnson is the October winner for the We Support Our Schools Grant Program sponsored by A2Z Personnel and 107.9, the Drive. While Oliver has previous experience teaching Kindergarten, this is Oliver’s first year teaching for the Corvallis School District.  Mr. Ollie (as his students refer to him) is planning on purchasing special reader books for his classroom Read More

September 2017 – Sarah Piper

A2Z Personnel and The Drive 107.9 were happy to award Sarah Piper with the We Support Our Schools Grant for September 2017.  Sarah is the advisor for the Thespian Troupe at Stevensville’s High School.  She and her students are part of the International Thespian Society; an honor society devoted to recognizing excellence in the performing arts.  The Troupe seeks to increase awareness and appreciation of theater in our community, especially within our school. Read More