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OCSD Teachers And Staff Receive Over $25k in Grants for Educational Projects

ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Orangeburg County School District (OCSD) has been granted over $25,000, significantly benefiting teachers and staff. This substantial funding supports inventive and unique educational projects that exceed the regular budgetary allocations.

This comes courtesy of the Dr. Irene H. Myers Education Grant, an initiative of the local education foundation honoring Dr. Myers' remarkable 45-year commitment to public education in our community. The Orangeburg County School District Education Foundation, a charitable organization, is dedicated to enhancing educational endeavors in our local public schools.

A diverse array of projects will benefit from this grant, including an after-school arts camp, an advanced math program, and a book club that encourages exploration of imaginative worlds. These grants will enable recipients to enrich their students' learning experiences and broaden their educational horizons.

A total of $25,705.09 is being distributed among OCSD's deserving educators, with individual grants going up to $500.

"Our board members and volunteers who review and award these grants are consistently impressed by the ingenuity of Orangeburg's educators," Singh remarked. "It's a privilege for us to support these exciting projects and foster an environment of dynamic teaching and learning," said John Singh, Chairperson of the Orangeburg Foundation and Assistant Administrator for the City of Orangeburg.

You can click on "press release" to view all the grant recipients.