The DeKalb Central Foundation has awarded the following grants:
Helped Sponsor Cybersecurity Event - DeKalb County Central USD welcomed Cathie Bledsoe for a Cybersecurity event. Ms. Bledsoe is an Internet Crimes Against Children Youth educator with the Indiana State Police. Topics that were included: Phone Safety, Cyberbullying, and Social Media Safety
Funded Global Grit Fair for New Tech World Bio Students - The project allowed students to investigate how nutrition impacts people around the world. This real-world project allowed students to explore the human population on a global scale and the characteristics of the rising human population. Students worked together in teams to create a menu and shop for three meals per day for a week. At the end of the unit, students delivered all of the groceries to the Warm-A-Heart Food Pantry in Waterloo and the County Line Church of God Food Pantry on the Auburn campus.
Financially supported DeKalb County’s Special Olympics Basketball Team - The DCF donated money to DeKalb County’s Special Olympics Basketball Team so they could go to Seattle to represent DeKalb at the USA games! Members of the DCF were happy to welcome home our team, the Gold Medal recipients, at their county-wide celebration.
DeKalb Central Schools Teacher Resource Store - Teachers were given an annual amount to “go shopping” for classroom supplies in our DCF Teacher Resource Store such as computer mice, post-its, external storage devices, highlighters, and Expo markers, etc.