YALSA is pleased to announce the twenty winners of the 2009 Teen Tech Week Mini Grants! All twenty will receive $450 cash plus $50 in official Teen Tech Week products to offer innovative resources, programming and events in honor of Teen Tech Week, March 8-14. Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to the Verizon Foundation, the Teen Tech Week Promotional Partner that supported the 2009 mini grants.

The winners are:

  • Catherine Andronik, Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk, Conn.
  • Linda Archetto, Cranston (R.I.) Public Library
  • Mia Cabana, West Springfield (Mass.) Library Memorial Fund
  • Christine Carlson, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Fredericksburg, Va.
  • Kristi Cates, Normal (Ill.) Public Library
  • Milla Cummins, Livingston-Park County Public Library, Mont.
  • Gretchen Ipock, Upper Darby (Pa.) Sellers Library
  • Penny Johnson, Baraboo (Wisc.) Public Library
  • Ann Lotito, Forest Hills, N.Y.
  • Rachel Magee, Friends of the West Covina (Calif.) Library
  • Lisa Martinez, El Paso (Texas) Public Library
  • Kathryn McCartney, The Marysville (Ohio) Public Library
  • Sarah’  McCarville, Grand Rapids (Mich.) Public Library
  • Lalitha Nataraj, Chula Vista (Calif.) Public Library
  • Abigail’  Phillps, Lee County Library, Leesburg, Va.
  • Margaret Rohrback, Atlantic Technical Center, Coral Springs, Fla.
  • Shawna Sherman, Hayward (Calif.) Public Library
  • Telka Slider, Bartow County Library System, Cartersville, Ga.
  • Camden Tadhg, Hennepin County Library, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Martha Wilding, Linn-Mar High School Media Center, Marion, Iowa

About Stephanie Kuenn

Stephanie Kuenn is the communications specialist for YALSA, where she is responsible for YALSA's web content, publications, and media relations. She is currently pursuing an M.A. in library and information studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds an M.S. from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and a B.A. in history and journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She enjoys baking, watching sports, and reading. Her favorite book is "All the King's Men" by Robert Penn Warren.

3 Thoughts on “Teen Tech Week Mini Grant Winners

  1. We’re very excited to get our gaming program up and running here in Normal. Thanks to YALSA for the help that’s making it possible!

  2. What were their programs?

  3. We’ll be posting them on the wiki this week at http://wikis.ala.org/yalsa/index.php/Teen_Tech_Week_%40_your_library. There’s also space for all librarians participating in Teen Tech Week to list their events.

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