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Three CCUSD teachers awarded Fiesta Bowl Charities grants

12/13/17

NORTH VALLEY – Three Cave Creek Unified School District teachers have been awarded 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teacher program grants.

Chris Hazeltine from Sonoran Trails Middle School, Barbara Burt from Cactus Shadows High School, and Maureen Love from the Developmental Preschool were all awarded grants.

The 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teacher award letter noted that: ‘More than 4,200 teachers from nearly 120 cities across the state of Arizona applied in the 2017 Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program and YOUR wish was randomly selected.’

Hazeltine is an English teacher at STMS and will use the grant for classroom Chromebooks. Burt is the Culinary teacher at CSHS and will use the grant for a new refrigerator and freezer for the classroom. Love from the Developmental Preschool will use the grant to buy books for her classroom.

CCUSD Superintendent Dr. Debbi Burdick said, “CCUSD is grateful to the Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teacher Program for recognizing and rewarding teachers for the amazing job they do every day for students. Our teachers are thrilled to be able to purchase additional tools for learning for their classrooms. Thank you, Fiesta Bowl Charities!”

As a nonprofit organization, Fiesta Bowl Charities believes in the importance of community outreach and service. Through charitable giving, the organization strives to enhance Arizona nonprofit organizations that contribute to the success of communities through youth, sports, education and human services.