Total awarded: $2900
• East Greenwich High School, $600 for "Composition Collaboration Project"
• Exeter-West Greenwich H.S. $500 for "The World Together" Students in the History and Art Departments will use this grant to underwrite the cost of materials for the first stage of a theme-based historical frieze that would be approximately 40 feet in length. It would be created in the corridor that all history classrooms adjoin. The frieze would be approximately 30 inches wide and would be used to represent the commonalities among world cultures. The students will collaborate on selecting subject matter, theme, and creating the actual frieze.
• The Engine Insitute Inc. $600, for "Data actualization of digital terrain models for enhanced student comprehension and educational outreach to the visually impaired" This project will introduce basic concepts of 3D design and sculpture and provide a hands-on experience making tactile models of planets and meteorites that the students will be able to take home. This will be available for both the visually capable and visually impaired middle school student.