Shelby Ye receives her check at school.

Partners In Education (PIE) has partnered with Toyota of New Bern to offer a technology grant of $3,000 to Craven County Schools principals to create a dynamic learning environment with the goal of equipping students with the 21st century skills necessary for post-secondary education and/or workforce readiness.   

The awarding for the 2018-19 Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant went to Jerry Simmons and Shelby Ye, New Bern High, for their grant, “Don’t Stop — Collaborate and Listen.”

Paul McDonald and the staff at Toyota of New Bern provided the funding for this grant.

If you would like to learn how your organization can make a difference through Craven County Schools’ local education foundation, PIE, contact Darlene Brown, Executive Director, at 252-514-6321.

Pictured are PIE board representatives, from left, Ervin Patrick (past president), Darlene Brown (executive director), Sherri Thomas, William Byland, Lori Worley, with Mr. McDonald presenting the check to Jerry Simmons, and PIE board members, Dr. NeShawn Dawson and Debbie Hurst.

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