Prior AFA Grant Recipients

2022 Educator Grant recipients

Christina Campos
West Oso Junior High
Corpus Christi, TX
Project: mBot Robot Coding Kit

Maria Desbrow
Academic Magnet High School
North Charleston, SC
Project: Circuitry and Computing

Stephen Errickson
Pine Creek High School
Colorado Springs, CO
Project: Cybersecurity

R. Alan Godman
Legacy High School
Broomfield, CO
Project: Aerodynamics Lab

Lauran Hedenberg
Barkhamsted School
Barkhamsted, CT
Project: Makerspace/STEM Lab

Trevor T. Ivey
Liberty STEAM Charter
Sumter, SC
Project: 3D Printer

Carol Jemiolo
Apex Friendship Middle School
Apex, NC
Project: Drone Building & Flying

Shelby Joffrion
James Island Elementary School
Charleston, SC
Project: 3D Printing Workshop

Kerensa Kester
Tri County Tech
Bartlesville, OK
Project: Drones in Aviation

Trevor Macduff
Rivers Edge High School
Richland, WA
Project: Pitsco Straw Rocket Launchers

Lisa Medlyn
Arts Academy Estrella Mountain
Tolleson, AZ
Project: Water Rockets

Leilani Merrell
Fairfield Jr High School
Kaysville, UT
Project: Science Olympiad

Claire Meschkat
Open Door Christian School
Graham, TX
Project: Water Rocket Competition

Tomyka Muse
Amite High Magnet School
Amite, LA
Project: Robotic Prostheses

Brent Schulz
Center Grove High School
Greenwood, IN
Project: Combat Flight Simulation

Alethea Setser
Charles Pinckney Elementary School
Mount Pleasant, SC
Project: Building, Coding, & Operating Drones

Marina Shubert
Roberts Elementary School
Dallas, GA
Project: Airplane & Rocket Construction

Dolores Smith
Umatilla Elementary School
Umatilla, FL
Project: Emerging Engineers

Matthew Strine
Monessen Middle/High School
Monessen, PA
Project: Drone Building

Bob Thomas
Mother Mcauley High School
Chicago, IL
Project: Rocket Building & Launch

Mario Tommasi
Cherry Hill High School West
Cherry Hill, NJ
Project: AFJROTC Orienteering Program

Jennifer Veloso
Fort Dorchester Elementary School
Summerville, SC
Project: Makerspace Lab Kit

Daniel Walsh
Elkhart High School West
Elkhart, IN
Project: STEM Lab Equipment

Dr. Mary Webb
Withrow University High School
Cincinnati, OH
Project: Flight Simulation

Andrew Woodrow
Battle Ground High School
Battle Ground, WA
Project: Science of Flight

2021 Educator Grant Recipients

Katrina Anderson
Cross Creek School
Pompano Beach, FL
Project: Drone and Flight Simulator

Debra Barber
Sumter Career and Technology Center
Sumter, SC
Project: Flight Simulator Stations

Keith Booker
East T-STEM Academy
Memphis, TN
Project: UAV Experiments

Tracy Clark
STARBASE Nellis
Las Vegas/Nellis Air Force Base, NV
Project: Simple Machine Lessons

Jeffrey Coggin
Heritage High School
Maryville, TN
Project: Rocket Launches

John Coveney
Sandalwood High School
Jacksonville, FL
Project: Robotics Competition

Pam Crumpton
Lawrence County Career Technical Center
Moulton, AL
Project: Circuitry Building in Virtual Reality

Marian Gilmore
Silver Sands School
Ft. Walton Beach, FL
Project: Kite Design and Flight Competition

R. Alan Godman
Legacy High School
Broomfield, CO
Project: Physics of Flight Experiments

Kala Jo Grice-Dobbins
Sparkman Middle School
Toney, AL
Project: Sphero Computer Science Kits

Leesa Hubbard
W.A. Wright Elementary School
Mt Juliet, TN
Project: Building and Launching Rockets

Marci Kennison
S.S. Dixon Intermediate School
Pace, FL
Project: Space Holographics

Janet Kirsten
South Miami K-8
Miami, FL
Project: Cybernetic Galaxy Symphony

Nikita LaCour
Scotlandville Pre Engineering Magnet Academy
Baton Rouge, LA
Project: Take Flight STEM Kits

Lisa Lewis
Lafayette Upper Elementary School
Fredericksburg City, VA
Project: Moon and Space Lessons

Caroline Little
Visitation School
Mendota Heights, MN
Project: Moon to Mars Rocket Experiments

Melissa Matias
Old Vail Middle School
Vail, AZ
Project: Makerspace Materials

Jenny Mccall
Winburn Middle School
Lexington, KY
Project: Mid-Altitude Balloon Launch

Kate McCann
U-32 Middle and High School
Montpelier, VT
Project: Sphero STEM Kits

Francoise McHugh
Benjamin Franklin High School
New Orleans, LA
Project: VEX Robotics Kits

Claire Meschkat
Open Door Christian School
Graham, TX
Project: High-Altitude Balloon Launch

Dustin Strate
Umatilla Elementary
Umatilla, FL
Project: 3-D Printing and Launching Rockets

Bob Thomas
Mother Mcauley High School
Chicago, IL
Project: Robotics and Rocket Experiments

Matthew Troutman
Thomas Jefferson School
Saint Louis, MO
Project: Robot Design Competition

Allison Vrana
La Vega Junior High School George Dixon Campus
Waco, TX
Project: Robotics Programming

Daniel Walsh
John Adams High School
South Bend, IN
Project: Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Lessons

Dr. Mary Webb
Withrow University High School
Cincinnati, OH
Project: STEM Lab Library Materials for In-Home Learning