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Home | News | Local News | Ysleta Elementary Teacher Wins ‘Kool Smiles’ Grant

Ysleta Elementary Teacher Wins ‘Kool Smiles’ Grant

Kool Smiles, a children’s dental health provider, announced the winners of its’ My Kool Smiles Classroom Grant Program contest and a YISD teacher is among those selected.

Ysleta Elementary School teacher Diane Emiliano is among the 5 winners selected nation-wide to receive a grant.

“Teaching is a rewarding profession and being recognized for our efforts in the classroom is very much appreciated. Kool Smiles just made my smile a little brighter!” said Ms. Emiliano.

Ms. Emiliano submitted a video on how she implements healthy eating and oral hygiene in her classroom.

She is one of five selected nationwide to receive a $1,000 grant to be used for classroom supplies or school needs.

The other four winners are educators Minnie Sapp of Panama City, FL.; Lynda Warren of Williams, SC; Rachel Cervantez of Lubbock, TX; and Georgia Duan of New York, NY.

Kool Smiles awards classroom grants to K-5 educators who go above and beyond in promoting dental health education in the classroom.

For more information about the grant program, visit the Kool Smiles website.

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