Tag: Youth

Teens 2 Work

Posted on Sep 9, 2019 by

By Jason Presto, CEO, Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area We all remember our first jobs. (Mine was as a grocery store stock boy.) This summer, 15 teens experienced the challenge and joy of earning a paycheck as part of the Boys & Girls Club of the Tri-County Area’s new Teens 2 Work […]

Creating Inclusion for All

Navigating the school playground as a young child can be an intimidating journey. For some children, making new friends at recess can feel overwhelming and excluding. With a grant from the Ripon Education Foundation, the Barlow Park and Journey Charter K-2 schools within the Ripon Area School District have installed a “Buddy Bench” to teach […]

Foundation Awards Ripon Students $14,500 in Scholarships

The Ripon Education Foundation awarded a total of $14,500 in scholarships to 14 Ripon High School graduates. Students received scholarship May 15 during a ceremony at the high school. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement. Emma Azinger: $1,000 – Ripon Education […]

Foundation Awards Omro Students $68,870 in Scholarships

The Omro Area Scholarship and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $68,870 in scholarships to 18 Omro High School graduates. Students received scholarship May 22 during a ceremony at the high school. A community-based volunteer committee chose the following recipients based on outstanding work in the classroom, extra-curricular activities and community involvement: Taylor Gumz: […]

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 […]