MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

December 4, 2012

P.M. UPDATE: NASCAR driver's foundation donates money to four schools


— Four Muskogee schools received Jimmie Johnson Foundation/Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Champions Grants today.

They are:

• Alice Robertson Junior High, $90,000 to improve the school stage.

• Creek Elementary, to create a fitness course and cooling station.

• Irving Elementary and Pershing Elementary, $50,000 for digital keyboard labs.

The schools were among 10 schools in Oklahoma, North Carolina and California to receive grants totaling nearly $600,000.

Jimmy Johnson’s wife, Chandra Johnson, is from Muskogee.