Doyle Elementary Teacher Receives $500 to Implement “Hands On” Numbers Project

Doyle Elementary Teacher Receives $500 to Implement “Hands On” Numbers Project
Posted on 05/17/2018
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Doyle Elementary Teacher Receives $500

to Implement “Hands On” Numbers Project

LIVINGSTON, La.Doyle Elementary Teacher Melanie Hickman has been awarded a $500 donation from national financial services company Horace Mann to implement a special “hands on” numbers project for her students.

United Partners Insurance Agency Manager Jeremy Lizana recently presented Hickman with the award as part of Horace Mann’s Honoring Mentors, Teacher Appreciation Giveaway.

“We hope to help educators achieve two goals: giving their students the best possible tools to learn and identifying personal savings to invest in their futures,” Lizana said.

Hickman said she plans to purchase carpet numbers that can promote a fun learning environment in her classroom.

“We could use them for identifying the numbers, ordering numbers, identifying the missing numbers in a sequence and hatching the value with its correct number,” Hickman explained.

Horace Mann is the largest financial services company focused on providing America’s educators and school employees with insurance and retirement solutions.  The company, which is headquartered in Springfield, Illinois, gave away $10,000 across the nation during this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week to fund new classroom projects and teaching tools.


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United Partners Insurance Agency Manager Jeremy Lizana, left, presents Doyle Elementary Teacher Melanie Hickman (center) and Doyle Elementary Principal Donna Sibley (right) with a $500 donation to invest in a hands-on classroom project to making learning more fun.

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