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Sapakie Family Awards Grants to 10 Local Teachers

Sapakie Grants


Thanks to the generosity of of the Sapakie family, 10 CCPS teachers were each surprised with a $2,000 grant to fund their innovative STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathmatics) initiatives. Congratulations to the following teachers:


  • Anthony Fernando, Immokalee Middle School
  • Kelsey Hoagland-Busch, Gulfview Middle School
  • Justin Lang, Palmetto Ridge High School
  • Ryan McQuade, Golden Gate High School
  • Mary Murphy, Highlands Elementary School
  • Paige Nelson, Eden Park Elementary School
  • Kelly Phillips, Lake Park Elementary School
  • Ysela Quintana, Eden Park Elementary School
  • Jacob Radcliffe, Parkside Elementary School
  • Alyssa Yusty, Osceola Elementary School


We thank the Sapakie family for its continued support and look forward to sharing the innovative learning ideas made possible by the family's investment in our classrooms.