Alabama Power Awards a New Teacher Grant
A local company promotes education in our community by awarding an exceptional first year teacher a grant.Alabama Power Company awarded the Alabama Power Foundation’s New Teacher Grant to Ke’haulani Carpenter of Coldwater Elementary. Carpenter is a first grade teacher and says she is very fortunate to be receiving the $1000 check, today.Officials in attendance say Carpenter’s enthusiastic and bubbly personality is a plus for any teacher. They add that she is a life-long learner and it made her nomination relatively easy.Thacker says Carpenter is able to use the grant to purchase items for her classroom as she sees fit. Carpenter says she is looking forward to buying a classroom set of headphones, an Apple TV, more books for her classroom library, and bean-bag chairs.