SMILEON ADG

Grants

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2013

2014

  • Petal High School Marching Band (Petal, MS) assist students with competition fees

  • BSA Troop 109 – Scholarships to Philmont Scout Ranch (New Mexico) and Camp Raven Knob

  • WHS – New set of chimes and concert bass drum

  • WHS – New bench grinder for the welding department

  • BSA Troop 101 – Scholarships to Philmont Scout Ranch and Camp Raven Knob

    Grant TOTAL 2014: $6,900

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2015

  • BSA Troop 109 – Scholarships to Camp Raven Knob

  • Watauga High School – $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior attending welding school

  • WHS – $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior attending automotive school

  • WHS – New automotive equipment for Automotive Program

  • WHS – MIG welding machine for Welding Program

  • WHS – New drum set & hi-hat stand

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School – New four-piece drum set with mallets.

    Grant TOTAL 2015: $6,208

2016

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School – A gently used cello

  • Ashe County Middle School – Orchestra bell set with cart

  • NC Guardian Ad Litem Program – Two guitars for young men in the foster care program

  • BSA Troop 109 – Scholarships to Philmont Scout Ranch and Camp Raven Knob

  • BSA Troop 160 – Scholarships to Camp Davy Crockett

  • Watauga High School – New drum set and hi-hat stand for Jazz Band

  • Watauga High School – Three $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors attending ASU

  • Watauga Humane Society – general donation for operating costs

  • Ashe County Little Theater – general donation for operating costs

    Grant TOTAL 2016: $8,967

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2017

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School – New bows for cello and bass

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School – New concert music

  • Ashe County Middle School– Concert bass drum and tilt-able stand on casters

  • Beech Mountain Ski Education Foundation – Scholarships for 3 young students to be a part of the Beech Mtn. Freestyle Snowboard Team

  • Watauga High School – $400 Grant for a new oxyacetylen torch-welding program

  • Watauga High School – One $1,000 scholarship to graduating senior 

  • Watauga High School – Two new marching snare drum stands and one new tom stand with air lifts

  • Watauga High School – $1,000 Grant towards the purchase of new marching band uniforms

  • Avery High School – $2,100 grant to purchase new percussion equipment

  • BSA Troop 109 – Two scholarships for Scouts to attend Camp Raven Knob

    Grant TOTAL 2017: $8,306

2018

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  • Valle Crucis Elementary School Band – Three new cello cases at a cost of $387

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School – Donation of $680 to help pay for four students to attend the VCES 8th Grade Trip

  • Ashe County High School Band – Assisted three students on the annual band trip to Six Flags over Georgia

  • Watauga High School Band – New snare drum at a cost of $519

  • Avery High School Band – Purchased a new xylophone, crash cymbals, and chime mallets at a cost of $2,366.95

  • Hardin Park Elementary School – Percussion accessories wish list fully funded at a cost of $574.24

  • Ashe County High School Marching Band – Percussion wish list fully funded at a cost of $1,777.40 including mallets, drum heads, & other accessories

  • Watauga High School Welding Dept. – 10 new "throw switches" to enable young welders to learn two aspects of the trade in a safe & efficient manner.

  • Boy Scout Troop 160 – Three scholarships for Camp Daniel Boone

  • Watauga High School – Two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors

  • NC Guardian Ad Litem Program – a new guitar for a young man in the program to take lessons

  • NC Guardian Ad Litem Program – Girl Scout summer camp scholarship for a child in the program 

    Grant TOTAL 2018: $19,742

2019

  • Banner Elk Elementary School- Assisted 2 deserving students on the annual 5th grade trip to

    the NC Coast.

  • Watauga High School- Grant to Auto-Shop to update a computer program used in shop.

  • BSA Troop 109- Two scout camp scholarships to Ravenknob.

  • BSA Troop 160- Sponsor scouts to attend Camp Ravenknob.

  • Ashe County High School- New Drum harnesses.

  • Hardin Park Elementary School- A set of Orchestra Bells and stand.

  • Watauga High School- Large supply of Mallets

  • Avery High School- Purchased a new French Horn, Bassoon, & Oboe.

  • Ashe County High School- Large supply of steel for welding.

  • NC Guardian Ad Litem Program- Continuing to provide guitar lessons for a young man.

  • Watauga High School-Three $1000 scholarships to graduating seniors pursuing careers in Automotive, Welding & Music

    Grant TOTAL 2019 (so far): $19,280.71