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Mini-Grants Received by Area Schools

Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn have awarded 21 Governor’s Civics Seal mini-grants promoting life-long civic engagement in schools and districts across the state.
The mini-grants allocate $220,000 to support public schools and districts implementing high-quality civic education programs that result in readiness for college, career, and civic life.
The grants will be used in the 2020-21 school year to fund programs that include:
1. promoting life-long civic engagement by providing access to high-quality, standards-based civics resources;
2. establishing civics programs in rural and urban schools and districts;
3. supporting highly effective educators through civics-based professional development; and
4. preparing schools and districts to earn the Governor’s Civics Seal.
Woodbury grammar school is receiving $5,000. Mini-grants were also given to Cannon and Warren County high schools for $15,000 each.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,445 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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