JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Nettleton Education Foundation surprised teachers in the district with several checks totaling more than $11,000 on Friday.
Six teachers at University Heights were awarded grants on Friday to help their students.
Brian Erwin, President of the Nettleton Education Foundation, said the money that was raised will provide things not in the district's current budget.
"We believe in the Nettleton School District and we're extremely blessed to have the caliber of teachers that we have in this district."
Erwin said the foundation gave University Heights Elementary more than $1,400 to assist with interactive learning.