Claflin grants for 2018


By Erin Perkins - eperkins@aimmediamidwest.com



Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Trish Young and a few of her students of Ashton Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Trish Young and a few of her students of Ashton Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Alisha Wallis of Beale Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Tate Hayman of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Mark Bell of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Angelia Gilkey of New Haven Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Andrea Henderson and a few of her students of Point Pleasant Intermediate School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Brent Hereford of the Mason County Career Center, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to James Bunner and of Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School and two of his guests, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to a Wahama High School Band Boosters member, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Jodie Roush of Wahama High School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.


POINT PLEASANT — Mason County teachers were recently awarded with grants from the Robert and Louise Claflin Foundation at the Mason County Board of Education meeting.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage was in attendance to distribute the grants, along with Claflin Vice President Gary Fields, Claflin Staff Member Deborah Sayre, and Claflin Board Member Doug Sturgeon.

Littlepage provided Mason County School Board Members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen with information of how many grants for school projects as well as scholarships for high school seniors have been distributed throughout the Mason County school system from the Claflin Foundation for the past 10 years.

“The Claflin Foundation believes in the county school system and its betterment, we’re always interested in providing organizations or school teachers who are wanting to make advancements, help with the education of their students,” said Littlepage.

The Claflin Foundation came into existence in 2009.

“The foundation is making efforts to invest in our county and particularly in our students,” said Littlepage.

Littlepage shared how students at the Mason County Career Center have been involved in projects not only benefiting their education in their trade, but also benefiting the community. He commented on how appreciative he is of this partnership with the school.

Those who were awarded with Robert and Louise Claflin Foundation grants for 2018 are as follows:

Trish Young of Ashton Elementary accepting a reading grant for Bulldog Bookworms;

Alisha Wallis of Beale Elementary accepting grants for both Cosi on Wheels as well as for Chromebooks and accessories;

Tate Hayman of Leon Elementary accepting a grant for a greenhouse;

Mark Bell of Leon Elementary accepting a grant for laptops for special education students;

Angelia Gilkey of New Haven Elementary accepting a grant for the “Bring Coding to Life with Cubetto”;

Andrea Henderson of Point Pleasant Primary School accepting a grant to take special education students to Great Wolfe Lodge;

Brent Hereford of the Mason County Career Center accepting a grant for his Welding program as well as a grant for Steve Richardson’s Drafting program;

James Bunner of Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School accepting a grant to register for a robotics class;

Wahama High School Band Boosters accepting a grant for new band instruments;

Jodie Roush of Wahama High School accepting two grants for supplies for the science class.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Trish Young and a few of her students of Ashton Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5603.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Trish Young and a few of her students of Ashton Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Alisha Wallis of Beale Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5605.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Alisha Wallis of Beale Elementary, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Tate Hayman of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5607.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Tate Hayman of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Mark Bell of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5609.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Mark Bell of Leon Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Angelia Gilkey of New Haven Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5611.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Angelia Gilkey of New Haven Elementary , also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Andrea Henderson and a few of her students of Point Pleasant Intermediate School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5615.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Andrea Henderson and a few of her students of Point Pleasant Intermediate School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Brent Hereford of the Mason County Career Center, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5618.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Brent Hereford of the Mason County Career Center, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to James Bunner and of Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School and two of his guests, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5620.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to James Bunner and of Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School and two of his guests, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to a Wahama High School Band Boosters member, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5623.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to a Wahama High School Band Boosters member, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

Claflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Jodie Roush of Wahama High School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2018/12/web1_IMG_5625.jpgClaflin President Stephen Littlepage presenting a grant to Jodie Roush of Wahama High School, also pictured is the Mason County Board of Education members Jared Billings, Meagan Bonecutter, Ashley Cossin, Dale Shobe, Rhonda Tennant and Superintendent Jack Cullen.

By Erin Perkins

eperkins@aimmediamidwest.com

Erin Perkins is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Reach her at (304) 675-1333, extension 1992.

Erin Perkins is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Reach her at (304) 675-1333, extension 1992.