Springdale Schools Awarded $5,000 in Grants

Cox Communications has awarded $2,500 educational grants to two Springdale schools through the Cox Charities Education Grant program.

Grants were awarded to Don Tyson School of Innovation for its Debate and Forensics Competitive Team project and to Har Ber High School for the Har Ber Learning Center.

Cox Communications awarded $30,000 in grants to 12 Arkansas schools through its employee-funded grant program.

More than 40 applications were received through the Cox Charities website for consideration this year from school administrators, teachers, teaching assistants and media specialists supporting pre-K through 12th-grade students in Northwest Arkansas, Fort Smith, Berryville, Alpena, Harrison and Eureka Springs.

The education grants support technology and programs that promote and enhance students' academic success and educational experience.