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NAMS Student Scores Big with $180K Grant for New Playground

NAMS Student Scores Big with $180K Grant for New Playground
Posted on 08/26/2019
Andrew Ellis secures $180K grant as class assignment that pays for new playground at North Arvada Middle School"I'm the kid that thought of the idea of adding this park to the school for people to do more things during recess." As a 7th grader last year, Andrew Ellis from North Arvada Middle School wrote a grant to fund a new obstacle course. 

As part of a STEAM elective, teacher Erin Fichtel guided Andrew through the process of writing, data collection, problem-solving, creative thinking, collaboration and civic engagement resulting in a generous grant from Great Outdoors Colorado

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