John H. Kidd Endowed Educational Grant
This grant was established in honor of Superintendent John H. Kidd, who retired from RCPS in July 2007. The grant's focus is to support initiatives in mathematics and is open to all schools and grade levels in Rockingham County Public Schools.
Monica Pence Barlow Educational Grant for Literacy
This Endowed Educational Grant is awarded in memory of Monica Pence Barlow who passed away in February 2014. The grant’s focus is to enhance educational opportunities for students with an emphasis on literacy and communication – two areas of immense interest for Monica, and critical for the success of children. The grant is a true tribute to Monica’s memory and is open to all grade levels with the focal point of the criteria being literacy and/or communication. The grant will be awarded on a competitive basis, as communicated by the donor and set forth by the Rockingham Educational Foundation, Inc..
Montevideo High School Class of 1969 Educational grant
During the planning of their 45th class reunion, the Montevideo Class of 1969 embarked on a mission to create an endowment fund for which teachers can apply to create educational opportunities that would otherwise not be available for their students. The goal is to raise $50,000 for their 50th class reunion in 2019.
Grants under construction:
Dr. Carol Smith Fenn Honor Grant
Newly established, this grant is to honor Superintendent Dr. Carol Fenn who will retired from Rockingham County Public Schools in July 2017 after 10 years of service as the Superintendent and 38 years of service in education. The grant's focus is to support initiatives in agriculture education.