Cindy Brese from Durant’s Robert E. Lee Elementary, pictured with Mary Ann Rutledge (OG&E) and Jan Chaffin (Robert E. Lee Principal) is among the 37 OGE Teacher Grant winners across the company’s service territory in Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Brese’s project, “Going to the CORE,” earned her a $1,000 grant from OGE. The project will provide children with books in the appropriate age range to help them with reading proficiency.
OGE Energy has funded more than 300 projects for teachers since launching its Teacher Grant Program in 2003. The program is available to public school teachers from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Applications for project grants up to $1,000 are typically available at the beginning of a calendar year for funding the next school year.
OG&E, a subsidiary of Oklahoma City-based OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), serves more than 794,000 electric customers in Oklahoma and western Arkansas.