Education

Ball Brothers Foundation Awards Grants to Bolster Muncie Community Schools

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, Indiana—Following the historic announcement earlier this year that Ball State University would take a leadership role in helping to transform Muncie Community Schools, BBF has awarded a $1 million grant to assist with these efforts. The grant was one of sixteen requests that received funding during Ball Brothers Foundation’s board meeting in October. Dollars from Ball Brothers Foundation will assist BSU and MCS in creating a long-term plan for the school corporation. Specifically, BBF funding will…

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Teachers Gala Honors Top Educators

By: Stacy Wheeler, Executive Director, Back To School Teachers Store— Muncie, IN—Local educators took center stage at the Back To School Teachers Store’s 2nd Annual Teacher Appreciation Gala on August 9th at MadJax in Muncie. “We are about inspiring and celebrating teachers,” said BTSTS President Megan Quirk. “We aim to support teachers who do extraordinary things in the classroom every day.” The Back To School Teachers Store, a local non-profit, provides quality classroom supplies, at no cost, to kids in…