2017 Literacy for Life Grant Recipients
Sheila Amaral, Outstanding Educator - "Chicken Challenge"
Gratton School, Stanislaus County
Michaelynn Angie - "Argonaut Greenhouse"
Argonaut High School, Amador County
John Avila - "Flowers for Life"
Adolfo Camarillo High School, Ventura County
Jami Beck - "Come Alive with Citrus Project"
Three Rivers Elementary School, Tulare County
Tracy Buss - "Garden Restaurant"
Liberty Elementary, San Bernardino County
Katie Cantrell - "Healthy Foods Challenge"
Foresthill High School, Placer County
Rene Carranza - "Starting Seeds"
Howard Elementary, Alameda County
Kim Dittbern - "Mountainview Pizza Party Garden!"
Mountainview Elementary, Los Angeles County
Karen Herceg - "Growing in the Greenhouse"
Springfield Montessori, Contra Costa County
Nadia Kelem - "Jenny Lind Farm-To-Cafeteria Harvest"
Jenny Lind Elementary, Calaveras County
Rex Lanier and Juliane Mittman - "From the Ground Up! - Linking Ag and Nutrition"
Charles E. Teach Elementary, San Luis Obispo County
Chris Lavagnino - "Growing Mindful Eaters"
Ronald Reagan Elementary, Madera County
Katelynn Leonard - "Kavod Coastal Root Farm Field Trip"
Kavod Elementary, San Diego County
Gene Lieb - "Ag Awareness Day"
Firebaugh High School, Fresno County
Lisa Liss - "Say Cheese Please"
Woodlake Elementary, Sacramento County
Heidi Mendes - "Room to Grow"
John C. Fremont Elementary, Stanislaus County
Scot Rice - "School Garden"
Florin High School, Sacramento County
Jennifer Rossiter - "Ag Day at the Barn"
Cordova High School, Sacramento County
Marianne Sahagun - " Building a Kitchen Classroom and Indoor Growing Lab"
Glenfeliz Blvd. Elementary, Los Angeles County
Ronni Sands - "Farm Field Trip"
Summerfield Waldorf School, Sonoma County
Heidi Schumacher - "Our Amazing Watershed"
Big Creek Elementary, Fresno County
David Sutton - "Agriculture All Around Us"
Walnut Elementary, Stanislaus County
Charles Van Riper - "Elk Slough Field Day"
Clarksburg Middle School, Sacramento County
David Vixie - "Paradise Adventist Academy School Garden"
Paradise Adventist Academy, Butte County
Kim Williams - "Hooked on Aquaponics"
Washington Elementary, Sacramento County