Wood County Project
Local High-School Seniors:
The superintendents of the following Independent School Districts will take nominations from teachers and select the “Every Drop Counts” recipient each school year. Scholarships are merit-based and intended for a qualified high-school senior who plans to enroll in a four-year, not-for-profit, college or university program upon graduation:
Harmony Springs, Harmony ISD: $2500
Holly Springs, Hawkins ISD: $2500
Roher Spring, Eustace ISD: $2500
Moffitt Spring, Huntsville ISD $2500
Ozarka Spring Water will award two $10,000 scholarships annually to qualified students who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a public or private, not for profit, four-year college or university program. Ozarka will accept applications from United States Citizens who are Texas residents with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average. In addition, students must write an essay about why they are currently pursuing a degree in the Earth Sciences, detailing courses of study.
To obtain a copy of scholarship rules and an application click on the links below:
Or visit us atthe Ozarka website at www.ozarkawater.com/DoingOurPart/Default.aspx.
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Project WET (Water Education for Teachers)
Founded in 1984, Project WET is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching children around the United States and the world about water stewardship. It is interdisciplinary, emphasizing creative hands-on learning activities, and embraces the natural and social sciences, mathematics and the arts.
Designed for students in kindergarten through high school, the curriculum and activity guide is “by educators and for educators” and was created with input from an array of national water education programs, including the Council for Environmental Education in Houston, Texas. Project WET is grounded in the belief that…
Since 1998 when Nestlé Waters North America frst became actively involved with Project WET, numerous employees of Ozarka have volunteered and been trained as Project WET facilitators, working with students and teachers in local schools and water festivals around the country to help increase understanding of the importance of groundwater and springs.
Ozarka and Project WET
For teachers who would like to incorporate water education into his or her classroom, Ozarka is proud to sponsor local and regional training seminars for all teachers in Wood County and in other Ozarka spring site communities. The Project WET course has been certified by the Texas Department of Education as an accredited environmental course under the TEEAC guidelines (see below):
Ozarka will provide:
* The Texas Environmental Education Advisory Committee (TEEAC) coordinates with other state agencies that are charged with the development of environmental education materials. TEEAC cooperates with a network of 120 providers of environmental education professional development, including universities, industry, museums and nature centers. This network of TEEAC Sites and Programs helps assure that teacher professional development offered by formal and non-formal providers is educationally sound and consistent with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).