Author: Oshkosh Community Foundation

Ripon Education Foundation Awards Students $39,000 in Scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation (REF) has awarded a total of $39,000 in scholarships to 26 Ripon High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Student                                  Amount                      Scholarship Adam Banerjee                       $1,000                         Ralph Quinney Memorial Business Schlp. Lucy Beuthin                           $500                            […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $58,200 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $58,200 in scholarships to 30 Omro High School graduates. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Student                                  Amount                      Scholarship Bobbie Allison                      $1,000                        Omro Area Scholarship & Ed. Fdn. Schlp. […]

Winneconne Foundation Awards Students $31,740 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $31,750 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 11 during the presentation ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement: Student                                  Amount                      Scholarship Jacob Bartelt                         […]

Delivering Help Where They Are: Counseling

Trevor Fenrich, the new executive director of Solutions Recovery, believes the percentage of people with mental health issues, or struggling with substance abuse is high among those experiencing homelessness. In a recent conversation, he acknowledged that it is difficult to know which ailment comes first, a mental health program or a substance abuse problem. It […]

The Next Step to Stability: COTS

Homelessness is not OK. No one thinks so. The general public often thinks of individuals experiencing homelessness as “someone else.” But they are community members right among us. They are moms and dads, aunts and uncles, friends and coworkers, or sons and daughters of the people we know. Homelessness is not a choice most people […]

Foundation awards $201,000 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 190 scholarships totaling $201,000 to graduating and post-graduate students. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May. A grand total of $371,970 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship & Education Foundation ($47,820), Neenah Joint School […]