Tag: Southington Education Foundation

SEF awards $11K in education grants

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) awarded more than $11,000 in grants to three local teachers. The grants were presented at a reception held at the Southington Community Cultural Arts Center (SoCCA). Southington High School teacher Keagan Radziwon received $3,626 for…

SEF recognizes award winners

The Southington Education Foundation (SEF) recognized their most recent grant and program awardees at a reception at the Southington Community Cultural Arts Center (SoCCA) on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The SEF provides these educational grants and program funding to educators in…

Southington Drive-In announces 2017 schedule

The Southington Drive-In announced the 2017 summer schedule and invites the public to “Discover ‘Reel’ Nostalgia.” The eighth community-owned, volunteer operated season will kick off on Saturday, June 3 with “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, sponsored by Southington UNICO.…

Team Rotary Club defends their crown at the SEF spelling bee

More photos, visit: www.southingtonobserver.com/2017/04/26/there-will-be-an-answer-let-it-bee By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The stakes were high during the Southington Education Foundation’s seventh annual spelling bee. Eighteen three-person teams participated in four, single-elimination rounds in order to crown one winning team at the high…

There will be an answer… Let it ‘Bee’

Kelley’s ShamRockin’ Spellers get a “thumbs up” from Southington’s language arts coordinator Stephanie Lawlor during the opening round of the annual SEF spelling bee. On Thursday, April 20, 18 local trios battled for the coveted crown. For the story, see…

Hitting the books at YMCA Camp Sloper

Southington Education Foundation treasurer George Fournier, left, and SEF co-chair Gail Duffy, right, read selections from the SEF Bookcase at the new Meade Family Library at YMCA Camp Sloper. ON Thursday, Sept. 22, YMCA staff gave members of the Southington…

SEF announces leadership changes for 2016-2017

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER There has been a change in leadership at the Southington Education Foundation (SEF), with Gail Duffy and Michelle LeBrun-Griffin taking the reigns from Jan Galati. The two life-long Southington residents will co-chair the non-profit, whose mission is…