Halifax County Middle School Teacher Gets Surprised with Grant Money for Classroom
Halifax Co., VA-- A Halifax County Middle School Teacher got a big surprise on Friday.
CenturyLink awarded Lego Robotics Teacher, Regan Priest, almost $5,000. Priest, and more than 100 others applied for CenturyLink's Teachers and Technology grant program. He is one of eight winners.
Priest said he's going to start a project called "Rocking with Robotics" with the money awarded. It will allow students the freedom to design, engineer and de-bug their own robotic projects and control how they work using computers and cell phones.
Priest said he did not see this coming.
"We thought they were going to get on this class and myself for having the room messy again, but right now, i'm so excited,.I really want to get online to start ordering this stuff," said Priest.
CenturyLink has awarded these teacher and technology grants since 2008. For more info. click HERE.