Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant awarded to MMS

by Claire Heffernan
Messalonskee Middle School was awarded a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant for their Lettuce Us Grow a Healthy Harvest Project.   Their project was to enhance their Garden program at the school under the guidance of teacher Amanda Ripa.  One goal was to build a garden shed that would hold all the materials and supplies for the garden, hoophouse and greenhouse.  A new shed was installed on August 31st.  The Lowe’s Augusta representatives presented a check to Mark Hatch principal at MMS and to Amanda Ripa and her class.

The grant was written by Claire Heffernan and Amanda Ripa.

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