In partnership with Sarasota County Schools, the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation named 5 winners of its Ripple Impact Instructor Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 28. The semi-annual prize acknowledges 5 excellent lecturers on Chuck Barancik’s birthday in Could and 5 on Margie Barancik’s birthday in September. Every instructor acknowledged is awarded $5,000 to spend on skilled growth experiences, materials and tools for his or her classroom.
Margie’s fall semester awardees are Christine Dapra of Venice Elementary, Deb Hogue of North Port Excessive, Taleisa Schlemmer of Gocio Elementary, Tina Slattery of Phillippi Shores Elementary and Brian Upholz of Triad. Every winner was acknowledged by the superintendent, their principal, and members of the varsity district throughout a particular ceremony at their colleges. The Barancik Basis has made an ongoing dedication to award $5,000 grants to 10 lecturers every year.