Grant will help Fayette schools teach thinking, communication skills

Representatives of the Heritage Community Foundation present the members of the Fayette County Education Foundation with a $4,000 grant to support the Fayette County School System’s Project Lead the Way program. Pictured (L-R) Rick Lindsey, Dan Vano, Mark Henderson, Judy Chambers, Mike Maxwell, Sheri Dockweiler, Kay Franklin, Angie Meredith, Marion Key, Roxanne Rogers, Tony Ferguson, and Debra Redding.

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Representatives of the Heritage Community Foundation present the members of the Fayette County Education Foundation with a $4,000 grant to support the Fayette County School System’s Project Lead the Way program. Pictured (L-R) Rick Lindsey, Dan Vano, Mark Henderson, Judy Chambers, Mike Maxwell, Sheri Dockweiler, Kay Franklin, Angie Meredith, Marion Key, Roxanne Rogers, Tony Ferguson, and Debra Redding.

The Heritage Community Foundation awarded a $4,000 grant to the Fayette County Education Foundation to support the Fayette County School System's Project Lead the Way schools. Project Lead the Way provides programs for students in grades K-12 to help them develop skills such as problem-solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication. Fayette County's is the only Georgia school system that has the program in elementary, middle and high schools. The Fayette County Education Foundation will award $500 to each of the eight Project Lead the Way elementary schools: Crabapple Lane, Fayetteville, Huddleston, Inman, Kedron, Sara Harp Minter, North Fayette, and Spring Hill.