Waterloo Elementary recognized for superior student achievement


Sonic Drive-In, a longtime supporter of public school teachers through its Limeades for Learning program, completed its 10th annual Fall Voting Campaign last month with donations going directly to Laurens County School District 55 classrooms.

"Through Limeades for Learning, teachers from all over the country can submit project requests to philanthropic partner DonorsChoose.org for the classroom resources they need to create an inspiring learning environment for their students," said Christi Woodworth, vice president for public relations for Sonic. “SONIC is proud to support public school teachers like those in the Laurens County School District 55, who make a positive impact in their students’ lives and in their communities every day.”

During the Fall Voting Campaign, which took place Oct. 1 to 28, Sonic fans voted daily for inspiring teacher projects at LimeadesForLearning.com. Each week, teacher projects that earned the most votes received a piece of Sonic’s $1 million donation. Teacher projects ranged from materials like books, flexible seating, and art supplies to robotics kits and Chromebooks, reflecting the innovative learning solutions teachers provide to their students.

Gerri McConnell, a teacher at Waterloo Elementary School in LCSD 55, received a total donation of $1,462.93 as part of the tenth annual Fall Voting Campaign, bringing a variety of essential and enrichment learning materials to local public school classrooms.

For a full list of public school teachers whose projects were funded through Limeades for Learning, including those in the District 55, visit bit.ly/2OknEV7.