Tag: Youth

COVID-19 Relief Fund Supports Virtual Learning

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by

This year, keeping young people on track academically means clearing a major hurdle – logging on to the virtual classroom. Grants totaling $23,900 helped the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh and Oshkosh Community YMCA quickly pivot when the Oshkosh Area School District announced its plan to start the school year with a hybrid virtual/in […]

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 […]

Investing in Education

With the continued strain on school budgets, additional funding is essential to continue to provide the type of excellence in education that the Oshkosh community has grown to expect. Through their Education Foundation, the Oshkosh Area School District (OASD) is committed to growing their endowment fund and providing a permanent source of support for the […]

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 […]