Foundation scholarship awards top $275,000 in 2016

In 2016, the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation awarded a record 102 scholarships helping 73 different local students pursue their educational dreams at every level. The total amount awarded was a whopping $275,650.  Pictured here is Krista Meinert with the recipient of the Jake Meinert Voc Tech Memorial Scholarship, graduating senior Joseph Borchardt.

The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors would like to express their enormous gratitude to all the thoughtful and generous people who have created, or donated to, our scholarship funds. These investments in our citizens, made one person at a time, open up wonderful educational opportunities for our residents and lift our entire community. We love where we live.