2018 Wishes for Teachers Recipients - Fiesta Bowl | Fiesta Bowl

Michael Ellis

School: Payson Center for Success | Grade: 9th- 12th | Location: Payson

Michael’s wish is to fund his school’s first Robotics team and obtain additional parts, materials and building tools.

Angela Waltner

School: Mount Elden Middle School | Grade: 6th – 8th | Location: Flagstaff

Do you know what it is like to move to a country where you do not speak their language but you risked the change because you were told that this is the place where dreams come true? I teach English language learning students from all over the world who are impoverished. My wish is to provide them with technology, Resources, and to experience things that they might have not otherwise ever seen. I would use some of the money to buy iPads for my students to use in the classroom. Purchase Leveled online resources for reading and writing to be used with the tablets, and take them on field trips to the Dolphinaris, Bearizona, and the Grand Canyon. My hope is have a great and positive impact for the short time that I have them.

Elizabeth Flores

School: Los Amigos Technology Academy | Location: Tucson

My wish is to continue running with students who went out for our cross country team. I want to start the 500 Mile Club and purchase FitBits for the students to track their mileage when not in school. I would also like to purchase stop watches to work on their running time to prepare them for next year’s cross country season and if possible running shirts. Students are eager to participate and I believe running is a beautiful sport that they can do for the rest of their lives. All they need is a good pair of running shoes and desire. Running provides physical, emotional, and academic benefits. I really hope our wish is granted to continue with the enthusiasm of my student runners.

Martin Williams

School: Scott Libby Elementary | Location: Litchfield Park

We would like to enhance our classroom technology with a set of iPads. Our classroom would have a two to one ratio because this grant could provide us with 16 new iPads.

Leslie Sexton

School: Payson Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Payson

Leslie’s wish is to purchase a full class set of chromebooks.

Sajan Mathew  

School: Highland Lakes  | Grade: 7th | Location: Glendale

Sajan’s wish is to obtain supplies for interactive history lessons.

Dana Leonardo

School: Houston Elementary School         | Grade: PreK-12th DHH | Location: Mesa

Dana’s wish is to provide Deaf and hard of hearing students access to interact and learn from influential Deaf peers and adults in the community. This will include attending functions that feature Deaf artists, actors, athletes and other Deaf professionals.”

Leilani  Jacobson            

School: Shadow Mountain High School| Grade:  9th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Leilani’s wish is to purchase updated curriculum, sensory equipment and classroom supplies for the special needs program.”

Mitza    Molina

School: Robison Special Ed Primary | Location: Tucson

Mitza’s wish is to purchase a wheelchair swing for the playground.

Mackenzie Woods         

School: Heritage Academy | Grade: 7th-12th | Location: Laveen

Mackenzie’s wish is to purchase new costumes for the school dance performance.

Alysa Greenberg             

School: Marshall Magnet Elementary School        | Grade: K-5th   | Location: Flagstaff

Alysa’s wish is to purchase makerspace STEM materials.

Stephanie Wheatcraft  

School: Arizona Agribusines & Equine Center Paradise Valley | Grade: 10th – 11th | Location: Phoenix

Stephanie’s wish is to create a library on campus.

Jana Lucas          

School: Pioneer Elementary | Grade: 3rd | Location: Gilbert

Jana’s wish is to provide flexible seating options in the classroom and new educational materials.

Cheryl   Hogan  

School: Val Vista Academy | Grade: 6th-8th | Location: Gilbert

Cheryl’s wish is to purchase two chemistry stand up tables.

Carrie VanSlyke

School: Stanfield Elementary School | Grade: K-8th          | Location: Stanfield

Carrie’s wish is to purchase new stress balls and standing tables for her students.

Ila Lewis             

School: Barry Goldwater High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Ila’s wish is to purchase additional readers for her first and second year Spanish students.

Rocio Martinez

School: Desert Horizon Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Phoenix

Rocio’s wish is to create classroom libraries to promote literacy.

Janice   Koury   

School: Chandler High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Chandler

Janice’s wish is to purchase flexible seating and new worktables.

Pradip   Misra   

School: Bagdad High School | Grade: 7th-12th    | Location: Bagdad

Pradip’s wish is to teach Science interactively through “”Science Games””. This wish will come true by purchasing new computers, tables and sporting equipment to make science more interactive. ”

Noemi  Castro  

School: San Luis Middle School   | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Yuma

Noemi’s wish is to purchase computers and tablets.

Patricia Falsetto              

School: West Sedona School | Grade: K-2nd | Location: Sedona

Patricia’s wish is to purchase supplies to cover all STEM categories.

Lisa Loschetter-Geusic 

School: Highland High School | Grade: 9th | Location: Gilbert

Lisa’s wish is to purchase microphones and speakers for the classroom! Students share ideas every day and have difficulty hearing one another, this new equipment will solve that problem.”

Tracy Tauscher 

School: IntelliSchool – Metro Center | Grade: 9th-12th    | Location: Phoenix

Tracy’s wish is to purchase new math materials, including combo kits and Polyhedral Dice.”

Allison  Holden

School: Fuller Elementary | Grade: 4th | Location: Tempe

Allison’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Amber Amaya  

School: Porter Elementary | Grade: 6th  | Location: Mesa

Amber’s wish is to purchase flexible seating and headphones for each student.

Lindsay Binder 

School: Taylor Hicks School | Grade: PreK-4th     | Location: Prescott

Lindsay’s wish is to purchase new versions of standardized assessments for the students.

Sara Rogowski 

School: Eliseo C Felix      | Grade: 4th       | Location: Goodyear

Sara’s wish is to purchase flexible seating for her classroom.

Karen Hadland 

School: South Valley Junior High | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Gilbert

Karen’s wish is to purchase new Physical Education equipment.

Morgan Patterson          

School: Sonoran Science Academy- Peoria | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Peoria

Morgan’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Todd Ahern       

School: Thunderbird High School | Grade: High School | Location: Phoenix

Todd’s wish is for tower gardens in the autistic program classroom.

Cami Clausen   

School: Casteel High School | Grade: 7th-12th | Location: Queen Creek

Cami’s wish is to take her concert choir to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. This choir was invited to perform but does not have all the funds to travel, this wish will fund the students to perform in April of 2019!”

Joleen  Amerman           

School: Wilson Elementary | Grade: 6th | Location: Mesa

Joleen’s wish is to purchase laptops.

Stacey   Jones   

School: Freedom Elementary     | Grade: 4th-6th | Location: Buckeye

Stacey’s wish is to bring in professional speakers and create a program that combats middle school bullying.

Marv Sorensen

School: Benson High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Benson

Marv’s wish is to purchase laptop stands and Chromebooks.

Sara Troftgruben

School: Sunset Ridge Elementary  | Grade: 2nd   | Location: Phoenix

Sara’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Joycelyn Craft

School: Arizona College Prep | Grade: 8th-12th | Location: Chandler

Joycelyn’s wish is to purchase a set of thirty CX calculators with charging stations and a Vernier CBR 2 Motion detector.

Troy Meeker    

School: Trevor G. Browne High School    | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Troy’s wish is to purchase an electric drum kit for choir performances.

Sandra  Gesswein

School: Prescott Mile High Middle School | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Prescott

Sandra’s wish is to purchase high tables, a laptop cart and new iPads.”

Martin  Becerra

School: Tonalea | Grade: K-5th  | Location: Scottsdale

Martin’s wish is to purchase equipment to develop lifelong healthy habits.

Kelly VandenHeuvel

School: Redfield Elementary  | Grade: 2nd            | Location: Scottsdale

Kelly’s wish is to update their sound system for school musicals and other performances.

Alysia    Simpson

School: Acacia Elementary  | Grade: 1st | Location: Phoenix

Alysia’s wish is to purchase a laminator, a SMART Board projector, and Chromebooks for the classroom.”

Shelly   Kostic   

School: Odyssey Preparatory – Buckeye Apache | Grade: 6th       | Location: Buckeye

Shelly’s wish is to operate a two day camp for thrity top scholars who exhibit leadership to learn from positive Phoenix role models.

Ivan Brown

School: Mohave High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Bullhead

As a French teacher, Ivan’s wish is to purchase an interactive board with a camera and speakers to teleconference with people from Quebec and other French speaking cultures.

Cindy Nelson    

School: Houston Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Gilbert

Cindy’s wish is to purchase flexible seating and iPads.

David Wirth

School: Millennium High School | Grade: 10th-12th | Location: Litchfield Park

David’s wish is to purchase several robots for students to build and program.

Ashleigh Miller

School: Mohave Accelerated Learning Center | Grade: 6th-12th | Location: Bullhead City

Ashleigh’s wish is to purchase additional basketball hoops for the gymnasium so that all students can participate at one time.

Kandace Jilek   

School: Frye Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Chandler

Kandace’s wish is to create a comfortable and fun learning environment by purchasing flexible seating options for her class.

Devon   Busby   

School: Richard B. Wilson K-8     | Grade: 5th | Location: Tucson

Devon’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Erica Herman   

School: Casa Grande Middle School | Grade: 6th-8th | Location: Casa Grande

Erica’s wish is to purchase new art class supplies including real acrylic and oil paints along with new canvas options for the students.

Vicki Stailey

School: Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School | Grade: 5th-8th |Location: Tucson

Vicki’s wish is to purchase additional Physical Education equipment.

Jared Matthews

School: Basis Phoenix    | Grade: 6th-11th | Location: Phoenix

Jared’s wish is to purchase more equipment for the flag football team and rugby club.

Kellie Merrill    

School: Indian Bend Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Phoenix

Kellie’s wish is to purchase flexible seating options.

Shannon Kunst

School: Agua Fria High School     | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Avondale

Shannon’s wish is to purchase “”Baby think it over”” simulators for her students. These baby simulators add meaning and accountability to teach early childhood, parenting, and infant health lessons.

Andee  Butler

School: Mohave Accelerated Learning Center Middle School | Grade: 6th | Location: Bullhead City

Andee’s wish is to purchase additional lab materials including microscopes, beakers and scale balances.

Karen    Fix

School: Alta E Butler       | Grade: K-8th   | Location: Phoenix

Karen’s wish is to purchase and install art room sinks.

Jessica  Whatton

School: J Robert Hendricks Elementary   | Grade: K-6th   | Location: Tucson

Jessica’s wish is to purchase Kodable, a coding curriculum, for her elementary students.

Morgan  High

School: Ira A. Murphy Elementary | Grade: K-8th               | Location: Peoria

Morgan’s wish is to purchase Physical Education equipment and workout equipment including yoga mats and yoga balls.

Brittney McMillan

School: Show Low Jr High School | Grade: 7th     | Location: Show Low

Brittney’s wish is to purchase updated technology for the classroom.

 

Allison  Culley

School: Ira A. Murphy Elementary  | Grade: 6th-7th         | Location: Peoria

Allison’s wish is to purchase t-shirts and supplies for student leaders who demonstrate academic, behavioral, and extracurricular successes

Brian Minnick

School:  Mountain Trail Middle School    | Grade: 7th       | Location: Phoenix

Brian’s wish is to build a school multifunctional garden.

Alfred Battu      

School: Pierson High School         | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Nogales

Alfred’s wish is to purchase new kits for the math STEM club.

Cynthia Miranda              

School: Alta E. Butler      | Grade: 3rd       | Location: Phoenix

Cynthia’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks with a cart.

Libby Micela     

School: Las Sendas Elementary  | Grade: Kindergarten   | Location: Mesa

Libby’s wish is to purchase leveled reading books and to create a library enviornment.

Joanna  Carr       

School: Cortina Elementary | Grade: 3rd                | Location: Queen Creek

Joanna’s wish is to purchase tablets for multimedia presentations.

Frank Sagasta

School: Desert Star Academy      | Grade: 6th-8th | Location: Fort Mohave

Frank’s wish is to purchase self-help and leadership books as well as bring in guest speakers.

Lois Smith          

School: Pueblo High School          | Grade: 9th-11th | Location: Tucson

“Lois’s wish is to purchase standing desks, decorations and supplies for the classroom. Additionally, Lois would like to organize a historic field trip for 9th grade students.”

Jennifer Griffith

School: Noah Webster Schools-Pima | Grade: PreK-6th | Location: Scottsdale

Jennifer’s wish is to purchase Ukuleles and storage units for the music department.

Abigail  Carr

School: STAR Academy  | Grade: 5th-8th | Location: Avondale

Abigail’s wish is to purchase sensory materials.

Cory Trout

School: Entz Elementary | Grade: K-6th | Location: Mesa

Cory’s wish is to purchase a new tuba and two baritones for the band program.

Adam    Scafede

School: Tortolita Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Tucson

Adam’s wish is to purchase tools to create underwater robots.

Emerald Ochonogor

School: Clarendon Elementary   | Grade: 4th-6th | Location: Phoenix

Emerald’s wish is to purchase new books, flexible seating and tables.”

Heather Doyle

School: The PEAK School | Grade: 1st | Location: Flagstaff

Heather’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Bonnie Patterson

School: O’Connor Elementary | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Mesa

Bonnie’s wish is to purchase new tables and chairs.

Christine Leto

School: Imagine Rosefield | Grade: 5th | Location: Surprise

Christine’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Kathy Derr         

School: Sundance Elementary    | Grade: K-8th | Location: Peoria

Kathy’s wish is to purchase a new scoreboard and console.

Carolyn Lamkins

School: Glendale High School      | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Glendale

Carolyn’s wish is to purchase computers with access to Photoshop and Lighroom.

 

 

Elizabeth Seifter

School: Melvin E. Sine Eelmentary | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Glendale

Elizabeth’s wish is to upgrade the game room, add more benches to the playground and purchase comfortable seating in the library.”

Heidi Wright

School: Camelback High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Heidi’s wish is to equip each student with new dance costumes and purchase two portable steroes.

Maria    Williams

School: Mesquite Elementary    | Grade: 3rd-8th               Gilbert  Maria’s wish is to purchase high stools and wobble chairs.

Lila Gonzalez

School: J.O. Combs Middle School | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: San Tan Valley

Lila’s wish is to purchase kitchen appliances and tablets.

Lowanna Perry

School: Morristown Elementary School  | Grade: 1st | Location: Morristown

Lowanna’s wish is to purchase soil, bricks and tools for the garden and nature trail.

Tammy Powers

School: East Valley Institute for technology | Grade: 11th-12th | Location: Mesa

Tammy’s wish is to purchase a Chrome carts.

Cindy Boesiger

School: Southwest Junior High   | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: San Luis

Cindy’s wish is to fund educational field trips and purchase supplies for migrant students looking to gain more cultural awareness.

Sharon  Black

School: East Valley Institute for technology | Grade: 11th | Location: Mesa

Sharon’s wish is to purchase a Chrome cart.

Leonor  Norzagaray

School: Sierra 2-8 School               | Grade: 2nd-8th | Location: Tucson

Leonor’s wish is to purchase a new PA system with microphones for the school.

 

Kevin Lancaster

School: Imagine Prep Surprise    | Grade: 8th-12th | Location: Surprise

Kevin’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Christina Brady

School: Desert Mountain High School      | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Scottsdale

Christiana’s wish is to remodel three library classrooms.

Brian Winstead

School: East Valley Institute for Technology | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Mesa

Brian’s wish is to purchase state of the art simulators for taking blood pressure and vital signs.

Alicia     Hernandez

School: Sundance Elementary    | Grade: 4th | Location: Buckeye

Alicia’s wish is to purchase laptops.

Jeremy Mager

School: Glendale High School      | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Glendale

Jeremy’s wish is to purchase new cameras and  TV/Film equipment.

Reynaldo Dimas

School: Cesar Chavez Community School | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Phoenix

Reynaldo’s wish is to purchase new laptops.

Flor Preciado

School: Tortolita Middle School | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Tucson

Flor’s wish is to purchase art supplies and a new projector for her Spanish classes.

Elyse Wexler

School: Sahuaro High School | Grade: 10th | Location: Tucson

Elyse’s wish is to bring his class to the regional science fair.

Janet Spicer      

School: Mendoza Elementary  | Grade: 3rd-6th | Location: Mesa

Janet’s wish is to purchase laptops.

 Chelsea Delgado

School: Maryvale Preparatory | Grade: 1st | Location: Phoenix

Chelsea’s wish is to purchase a new set of books and computers for the classroom.

Rachel  Werdebaugh

School: Barbara Bush Elementary| Grade: K-6th | Location: Mesa

Rachel’s wish is to purchase playground equipment.

Joe Saputo         

School: Isaac Middle School | Grade: 6th-7th       Phoenix Joe’s wish is to create six reading libraries throughout the school.

Kelsey  Taylor

School: Amy Houston Transitional Service Center | Grade: 2nd-4th | Location: Phoenix

Kelsey’s wish is to purchase iPads and a colored printer.

Danielle Duke

School: Gateway Heritage Academy | Grade: 6th – 8th | Location: Queen Creek

Danielle’s wish is to update the martial arts equipment for her students, including a new punch bag, new mats and new shelves.”

Naomi  Arnold

School: Canyon Springs STEM Academy | Grade: 1st | Location: Phoenix

Naomi’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Paige Rowley

School: Edison Elementary | Grade: 6th | Location: Mesa

Paige’s wish is to purchase flexible seating.

Elyse Spiegel

School: Verrado High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Buckeye

Elyse’s wish is to purchase microphones, music and Choir costumes.

Alysia Torres

School: Roosevelt Elementary| Grade: 4th-6th | Location: Mesa

Alysia’s wish is to purchase laptops.

Juanpablo De Leon

School: Centennial Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Phoenix

Juanpablo’s wish is to purchase new wrestling mats.

Darla Proferes

School: Black Mountain Elementary | Grade: 4th | Location: Golden Valley

Darla’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Christina Paul

School: Sirrine Elementary | Grade: 3rd | Location: Mesa

Christina’s wish is to purchase more technology and website subscriptions.

Heidi McKnight

School: Kenilworth Elementary School    | Grade: 3rd | Location: Phoenix

Heidi’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Pamela Robles

School: Gallego Intermediate 4-8 | Grade: 4th – 8th | Location: Tucson

Pamela’s wish is to create a “”FITNESS Zone”” with a sand volleyball court.

Marian Bass      

School: Franklin at Brimhall Elementary | Grade: 3rd | Location: Mesa

Marian’s wish is to purchase a printer for each classroom.

Lori Flake           

School: Madison Elementary | Grade: 6th | Location: Mesa

Lori’s wish is to send her studednts to the Science Camp in Tonto National Forest.

Rebecca Han     

School: Superstition Springs Elementary | Grade: 4th | Location: Mesa

Rebecca’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Shelly   Moore

School: Estrella Middle School    | Grade: 6th | Location: Phoenix

Shelly’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Sarah     McGinnis

School: Fulton Elementary  | Grade: 6th | Location: Chandler

Sarah’s wish is to purchase tablets.

Rebekah Skrin

School: Verrado Middle School  | Grade: 8th | Location: Buckeye

Rebekah’s wish is to give each student a copy of a book of their choice.

 

Samuel Buchanan

School: Dobson High School | Grade: 9th-11th | Location: Mesa

Samuel’s wish is to create a classroom store with perishables and purchase a laptop for the most improved student.

Ali Smurawa

School: Lincoln Elementary | Grade: 4th-6th | Location: Mesa

Ali’s wish is to purchase high quality instruments for the orchestra program.

Keenia  Shinagawa

School: Silvestre S. Herrera Elementary  | Grade: 5th-8th | Location: Phoenix

Keenia’s wish is to purchase board games, floor mats, sensory materials, including self-calming tools and text-to-speech software and devices.”

Noah Bleckner

School: Desert Edge High School | Grade: 9th-11th | Location: Goodyear

Noah’s wish is to purchase calculators and a surface.

Cindy    Risinger

School: Val Vista Academy | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Gilbert

Cindy’s wish is to create a sensory room.

Anna     Adams

School: Imagine Avondale | Grade: 2nd | Location: Avondale

Anna’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Christine             Emery

School: Verrado Elementary       | Grade: K-5th | Location: Buckeye

Christine’s wish is to update reading resources, books and purchase reading games.

Nasreen Wahid

School: Weinberg Elementary | Grade: K-6th | Location: Gilbert

Nasreen’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Ryan Denham

School: Walden Grove High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Sahuarita

Ryan’s wish is for new technology for his social studies classroom.

Linda Tomblin

School: Hale Elementary | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Mesa

Linda’s wish is to purchase books and math manipulatives.

Dustin   Mans

School: Simpson Middle School | Grade: 2nd-8th | Location: Phoenix

Dustin’s wish is to purchase fitness equipment and gymnastics mats.

Boram   Kang

School: Arthur M. Hamilton Elementary/Jack L. Kuban Elementary  | Grade: Elementary | Location: Phoenix

Boram’s wish is to purchase ukuleles for the music classroom.

Anton   Pratt

School: Western Sky Middle School | Grade: 6th-8th | Location: Goodyear

Anton’s wish is to build a new fitness center.

Patricia Vogel

School: Mansfeld Magnet Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Tucson

Patricia’s wish is to purchase Microsoft Surface Pros.

Nicole de Gennaro

School: Desert Willow Elementary | Grade: Elementary | Location: Tucson

Nicole’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Ruth Vences

School: Pensar Academy | Grade: 6th | Location: Phoenix

Ruth’s wish is to purchase classroom supplies.

Yasmin Khatoun              

School: Desert Willow Elementary | Grade: K-5th | Location: Tucson

Yasmin’s wish is to purchase flexible seating options.

Don Lambert

School: Pine Strawberry Elementary | Grade: K-8th | Location: Pine

Don’s wish is to create two multi-media workstations.

 

Kym       Vierthaler

School: Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary  | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Chandler

Kym’s wish is to provide field trips and guest speakers for the children.

Kim Rose

School: Verrado Heritage | Grade: 6th | Location: Buckeye

Kim’s with is to create a comic book style tutoring class with a Smartboard and supplies.

Steve Madaras

School: Adams Elementary | Grade: 5th | Location: Mesa

Steve’s wish is to build a school garden.

Glenda Martin 

School: Wildfire Elementary School | Grade: 4th-6th | Location: Phoenix

Glenda’s wish is to purchase math booklets.

Michael Lehman

School: Palo Verde Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Phoenix

Michael’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Kelli Fairchild   

School: Neely Traditional Academy | Grade: PreK – 6th | Location: Gilbert

Kelli’s wish is to purchase new books and technology in the library.

Jeff Braun

School: Cimarron Springs Elementary | Grade: K-8th | Location: Surprise

Jeff’s wish is to purchase new physical education equipment.

Kyle Scatena     

School: Connolly Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Tempe

As a low-income school, Connolly Middle School students often don’t have the money to travel or experience sporting events. Kyle’s wish is to implement a rewards program for student where they can earn points and then experience something special like attending a baseball game, seeing a movie or going bowling.

 

 

 

Chris Erickson

School: Copper King Elementary               | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Phoenix

Chris’s wish is to purchase a new telescope for the 7th grade and for a DNA testing kit for the 8th grade to analyze each students’ genetic history providing a memorable moment in each of their lives.

Andrea Vester

School: Kyrene Traditional Academy | Grade: 1st | Location: Chandler

Andrea’s wish is to purchase tablets and tablet materials.

Marlene Sedig

School: Landmark Elementary | Grade: Elementary | Location: Glendale

Marlene’s wish is to purchase keyboard covers, headphones and chairs.

Michael  Gleba

School: Discovery Elementary | Grade: 4th-7th | Location: Glendale

Michael’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Nathan Johnson

School: Westwood Primary | Grade: 1st-4th | Location: Phoenix

Nathan’s wish is for new physical education equipment.

Elizabeth Smith

School: BASIS Phoenix Primary   | Grade: 3rd | Location: Phoenix

Elizabeth’s wish is to purchase new books for the classroom.

Lori Leggett       

School: James W. Rice Elementary | Grade: 5th | Location: Phoenix

Lori’s wish is to purchase headphones for each student.

Lynn Bradley

School: Doolen Middle School    | Grade: 6th | Location: Tucson

Lynn’s wish is to purchase a working projector and whiteboard.

 

Sara Maben

School: Vulture Peak Middle School | Grade: 6th-7th | Location: Wickenburg

Sara’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Kristen Acton

School: Pioneer Elementary | Grade: 5th | Location: Gilbert

Kristen’s wish is to purchase new chapter book sets.

Margaret Witt  

School: Legacy Traditional | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Chandler

Margaret’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Randi    Reader

School: Greenway Middle School              | Grade: 7th-8th               Phoenix Randi’s wish is to purchase high integrated books and comfortable chairs.

Meaghan Swihart           

School: Paradise Honors Elementary School | Grade: 3rd | Location: Surprise

Meaghan’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Ashley  Toscas

School: Hirsch Academy | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Scottsdale

Ashley’s wish is to purchase iPads, flexible seating options and a new projector.”

Patricia Wharton

School: Sunnyslope Elementary | Grade: 4th | Location: Phoenix

Patricia’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Tom Welsh        

School: Maya High School | Grade: 11th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Tom’s wish is to purchase washer and dryers to offer free laundry services to the students.

Jessica  Rudloff

School: Andersen Elementary | Grade: K-5th | Location: Chandler

Jessica’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Michelle Bordonaro

School: Sossaman Middle School | Grade: 8th | Location: Queen Creek

Michelle’s wish is to purchase classroom computers.

Christina Ross

School: Anza Trail Elementary    | Grade: Kindergarten | Location: Sahuarita

Christina’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks and books.

Amy Cunningham

School: Paseo Hills Elementary  | Grade: 3rd | Location: Phoenix

Amy’s wish is to pay off any outstanding school food debts for all students allowing all children to NOT worry about eating breakfast or lunch.

Darlene Johnson

School: Sunnyslope High School| Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Darlene’s wish is to purchase a brand new Smartboard for the classroom.

Christopher Madison

School: Canyon Springs STEM Academy| Grade: K-8th | Location: Phoenix

Christopher’s wish is to purchase a kiln for the ceramics class and new iPads for graphic design students.

Gavin Tucker

School: Laveen Elementary | Grade: 8th | Location: Laveen

Gavin’s wish is to purchase yoga mats, oil difussers and fund the “”Mindfulness Leadership School” room.

Crystal  Perez

School: Joseph Zito Elementary School   | Grade: K-5th | Location: Phoenix

Crystal’s wish is to upgrade the sensory room with a new swing, chairs and weighted blankets.

Venessa Solis

School: Glenn L. Downs Elementary | Grade: 1st-4th | Location: Phoenix

Venessa’s wish is to purchase flexible seating and new technology.

David Hatton

School: Pueblo Del Sol Middle School | Grade: 4th | Location: Phoenix

David’s wish is to purchase standing desks and stools for the classroom.

 

Janet Clarke

School: Paseo Hills School | Grade: 7th | Location: Phoenix

Janet’s wish is to purchase 100 copies of “”I Am Malala”” for her students.

Brittani Karbginsky

School: Alta Vista Elementary| Grade: 6th | Location: Phoenix

Brittani’s wish is to purchase paint and materials to makeover her classroom and hallways.

Adam Korman

School: Mountain Ridge High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Glendale

Adam’s wish is to turn an unused room into a photography studio with fixed lighting and backdrops.

Kelsey  Barnes

School: Village Meadows Elementary | Grade: 3rd | Location: Phoenix

Kelsey’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Shawon Cave

School: Moon Mountain Elementary| Grade: 4rd | Location: Phoenix

Shawon’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks and flexible seating options for the students.

Alexa    Schottin

School: Terramar Elementary | Grade: 2nd | Location: Peoria

Alexa’s wish is to purchase technology, including Chromebooks and iPad’s.

Ebony   Frey

School: Sun Valley Academy | Grade: 3rd | Location: Phoenix

Ebony’s wish is to purchase laptops.

Benjamin Andree

School: Imagine Prep Surprise | Grade: 6th-12th | Location: Surprise

Benjamin’s wish is to purchase cameras and equipment to hold the cameras for mobile use.

Stephanie Bortmas        

School: Arizona School for the Arts | Grade: 5th-12th | Location: Phoenix

Stephanie’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Christine Mariani            

School: Bellair Elementary  | Grade: 3rd | Location: Glendale

Christine’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Aichurek Zhalilova

School: Sonoran Science Academy | Grade: 6th-12th | Location: Tucson

Aichurek’s wish is to purchase VEX robotics supplies.

Jared     Hutchison

School: Sunnyslope High School | Grade: 9th-10th | Location: Phoenix

Jared’s wish is to purchase each student the 8 books they are required to read each year.

Amenda Gamboa

School: Cooley Middle School     | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: Gilbert

Amenda’s wish is to create a world language lab with Chromebooks and headphones.

Roxanne Lopez

School: Mountain View Elementary | Grade: K-8th | Location: Waddell

Roxanne’s wish is to fill her iExplore lab with STEAM opportunities for grades K-8.

Tina Boulton     

School: Jefferson Elementary     | Grade: 6th | Location: Mesa

Tina’s wish is to set up a STEM work site for students to learn code with EV3 Lego robot.

Rena      Baldenegro

School: J.O. Combs Middle School | Grade: 7th-8th | Location: San Tan Valley

Rena’s wish is to purchase equipment for group fitness classes.

Carlos   Robles

School: Coronado High School    | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Scottsdale

Carlo’s wish is to equip the computer lab with a copy and scan machine, more flash drives and new laptop computers.

Jennifer Daniels

School: Old Vail Middle School   | Grade: 6th-8th | Location: Vail

Jennifer’s wish is to purchase Chromebooks.

Michele Leyendecker

School: Mohave High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Bullhead City

Michele’s wish is to purchase new materials and equipment for the Early Childhood Education program so that her high school students can earn their National Child Development Associate before graduation

Ronda   Walton

School: Desert Sun Academy      | Grade: K-1st | Location: Scottsdale

Ronda’s wish is to purchase iPads.

Lindsey Piercefield

School: Imagine Schools at Cortez Park   | Grade: 4th | Location: Phoenix

Lindsey’s wish is to purchase tablets.

Elizabeth Peco 

School: Sirrine Elementary School | Grade: 2nd | Location: Chandler

Elizabeth’s wish is to purchase new flexible seating options for the classroom.

Jason     Wright 

School: Mountain View High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Mesa

Jason’s wish is to purchase updated physical education equipment.

Jennifer Martin

School: Desert Cove Elementary School | Grade: 5th-6th | Location: Phoenix

Jennifer’s wish is to purchase new technology programs, sensory equipment and learning tools.

Sarahbeth Belvado

School: Faith Mather Sossaman | Grade: Elementary Kindergarten | Location: Queen Creek

Sarahbeth’s wish is to build a school garden and create an after school gardening club.

Kelli Cascoe

School: Diamondback Elementary | Grade: 1st | Location: Bullhead City

Kelli’s wish is to purchase new tablets and a Qball (portable microphone) for the classroom.

Adam    Shroyer

School: Cactus High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Glendale

Adam’s wish is to purchase a 3D printer.

Elijah     Kinder 

School: Emerson Elementary | Grade: 6th | Location: Mesa

Elijah’s wish is to purchase a 3D printer and Zspace computer.

Jenny    Valle    

School: Westwood High School  | Grade: 9th-10th | Location: Mesa

Jenny’s wish is to purchase new tables and chairs for the classroom.

Steve    Lager    

School: Combs Middle School     | Grade: 7th | Location: San Tan Valley   Steve’s wish is to create a flexible learning enviornment for his students.

Kate       Zentgraf

School: Mesquite High School     | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Gilbert

Kate’s wish is to purchase flexible seating options for the classroom, charging stations for Chromebooks and to create a conference area for students to use.”

Michael Peterson

School: Red Mountain High School | Grade: 9th-12th | Location: Mesa

Michael’s wish is to update the training room to facilitate rehab and treatment for all student-athletes.

Lynn Preble

School: Highland Junior High | Grade: 7th – 8th | Location: Mesa

Lynn’s wish is to install water fountains across the school.