Tag: Winneconne Area Community Foundation

Foundation awards Winneconne students $41,000 in scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $41,000 in scholarships to 35 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 12 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: Aiden Arbaugh: $500 – Harvey J. & […]

Showing Pride: Winneconne Welcome Signs

When entering a town, welcome signs are usually the first thing visitors see. Through careful deliberation, Winneconne’s Beautification Committee recently picked a new sign that incorporates the town’s new bridge design, features simple and elegant colors, and is maintenance free. A $1,500 Community Impact grant from the Winneconne Area Community Foundation, an affiliate of the […]

Winneconne Students Receive $32,250 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation has awarded a total of $32,250 in scholarships to 34 Winneconne High School graduates. Students received scholarships May 27 during a virtual ceremony. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities, and community involvement. Breana Johnson: $250 – Big Bucks Bass, […]

Looking Towards the Future

Setting up students for future success includes teaching them relevant and in-demand skills to better prepare them for higher education and the 21st century. One approach that many schools have taken, including the Winneconne Community School District, is incorporating STEAM into their curriculum. STEAM is the educational approach of using science, technology, engineering, arts and […]

Winneconne Seniors Awarded Over $35,000 in Scholarships

The Winneconne Area Community Foundation awarded $35,775 in scholarship to the following students from Winneconne High School. Caleb Boutin: $300 – Allenville Grange Schlp; $1,000 – Bill & Bernice DiVall Schlp; $500 – Emil & Doris Lenz   Schlp.;$300 – Edna Palecek Schlp. Jaid Perry: $250 – Big Bucks Bass, Cali Boucher for Juvenile Diabetes Schlp.; […]

OACF Awards Over $180,000 in Scholarships to High School Graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 151 scholarships totaling $180,300 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $367,395 was awarded to over 300 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($68,870), Neenah […]

Outdoor Classroom Connects Students to Nature

Once the warmer weather returns, Winneconne middle school students will have the opportunity to learn in a non-traditional classroom – the outdoors. Thanks to funding from the Winneconne Area Education Fund, portable tables will be purchased to allow students to connect with the outdoors. Studies have shown that students who learn outdoors develop a sense […]

Foundation awards $182,200 in scholarships to high school graduates

The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation has awarded 146 scholarships totaling $182,200 to graduating high school seniors. The scholarship awards were presented to students during individual school ceremonies in May and June. A grand total of $323,370 was awarded to 325 students, including the scholarships from the Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation ($62,170), Neenah Joint […]

Students’ Mental Health a Top Priority in Winneconne

School district among six nonprofits to receive Foundation support WINNECONNE, Wis. – For the first time this spring, the Winneconne Community School District will implement wellness screening for ninth graders to help identify mental health issues and provide support for families. The district has partnered with the Samaritan Counseling Center to provide wellness screening, which […]