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Botetourt teacher named Donors Choose Ambassador

Botetourt Elementary technology teacher Sharon Carino has been named a Donors Choose Ambassador for the 34 classroom projects that she has had funded through the website.

Just last month, Carino received 200 miniature Lego figures and 4,000 Lego bricks via the website for a stop motion project she is planning for her students later in the year, at no cost to her. 

Carino, a former grade level teacher, took the new technology teacher’s position that was added at Botetourt this year. “It’s a new curriculum and we didn’t have any textbooks. Through the website, I also recently received $240 worth of technology-related books,” she said, showing the books now available to her children. 

“It’s not for me, it’s for the students. There are so many things I get to do that I otherwise would not have the money for. Donors Choose has been a godsend. From soil and seeds to technology, it runs the gamut,” Carino sa...

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