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KEA members win $1000
Sponsored by NEA Read Across America and NEA Foundation
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Fifteen KEA members will receive checks for $1,000 this month to purchase books for their school libraries! They have won NEA’s Books Across America Library Books Awards from NEA’s Read Across America and the NEA Foundation. The grants are made possible by a contribution by The Weinstein Company and Walden Media in connection to their recent film The Giver, based on the popular young adult novel by Lois Lowry.

Here are the winners, by KEA district:

First District EA
•    Katy Heath, Symsonia Elementary, Graves County
•    Carrie Mathis, Sedalia Elementary, Graves County
•    Tracy Pollock, Wingo Elementary, Graves County
•    Lana Stembridge, Lowes Elementary, Graves County

Third District EA
•    Mary Baise, Hiseville Elementary, Barren County
•    Sam Northern, Simpson Elementary, Simpson County
•    Laura Eason, Parker Bennet Curry Elementary, Bowling Green Independent

Central District EA
•    Darla Grob, Northside Elementary, Harrison County

Eastern Kentucky EA
•    Patrica Hackworth, Betsy Layne HS, Floyd County
•    Erica Carpenter, Robertson County School
•    April Williams, Botts Elementary, Menifee County 

Northern Kentucky EA
•    Linda Vila-Passione, Kenton County Schools, NKEA

Upper Cumberland EA
•    Melissa Shepherd, Knox County Middle, Upper Cumberland
•    Marcella Walker, Dewitt Elementary, Knox County, Upper Cumberland
•    Deavin Stewart, Green Hills Elementary, Harlan County, Upper Cumberland


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