The ShamRock ‘N Roll Road Race has grown into a successful event raising funds for students and their education in Moore County.  Recognizing that teachers have innovative ideas that need funding, we are excited to be able to help educators turn their ideas into realities.  Race proceeds will be allocated to Moore County School teachers in the form of grants.  In conjunction with the Public Education Foundation, teachers may learn more about the process and find applications with the following link:

Grant Information & Application


  • $350 – Westmoore Elementary – Stability Balls
  • $400 – Pinecrest High – Shakespeare Film Series
  • $920 – West Pine Elementary – Discovery Education Science Tech Books
  • $1,200 – Carthage Elementary – Digital Story Room
  • $1,233 – Union Pines High – Contemporary Novel Program
  • $1,375 – Crain’s Creek Middle – Reorganizing of Media Center
  • $2,120 – North Moore High – Speech & Debate Program
  • $2,300 – MCS Visually Impaired Department – Braille Embosser
  • $2,500 – Pinehurst Elementary – Robotics for Dolphin Collaboratory
  • $2,550 – Highfalls Elementary – Classical Guitar Program
  • $4,713 – Aberdeen Elementary – Rachel’s Challenge – Link it UP Program
  • $5,000 – Southern Pines Primary – STEAM Lab

The mission of the Public Education Foundation is to encourage excellent educational practices in Moore County public schools by providing financial support and recognition for creative, engaging learning experiences.

The foundation has granted approximately twenty grants during the past 15 months, totaling over $25,000. The grants include a variety of creative and productive proposals.Below is information about recently awarded grants.