In the News (page 2)

The Fireside Theatre establishes scholarship fund at Foundation
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is very pleased to announce the opening of a new fund, The Fireside Theatre Scholarship Fund, established by a generous gift from Ryan and Kristi Klopcic, owners of The Fireside Theatre in Fort Atkinson. Ryan and Kristi, both graduates of Fort Atkinson High School, established
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Foundation’s online scholarship site now accepting applications
Fort Scholarships, the online scholarship application website sponsored by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation, is now open and accepting applications for the 2019 scholarship season. Local students will find Fort Scholarships to be a very convenient one-stop shop where they can review the eligibility requirements for a whole host of
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2018 Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarships Awarded
At the August 16th school board meeting, teacher Dean Johnson and scholarship funder Ed Karrels presented 24 students from Fort Atkinson High School with $1,000 Ed Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarship awards. All 24 students had met the requirements of the scholarship which consist of Continue reading “2018 Karrels AP
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14 Fort students receive Buell Graduate Scholarships
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation recently awarded Walter and Louise Buell Graduate Scholarships, totaling $17,500, to 14 Fort Atkinson students. These scholarships are possible thanks to Louise Buell who Continue reading “14 Fort students receive Buell Graduate Scholarships”…
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Hundt receives Medical Careers Scholarship
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is proud to award a $5,000 Medical Careers Scholarship to Shalane Hundt. Hundt, a 2011 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2015 and was immediately accepted into Marquette University’s School of Dentistry.
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Rutledge Scholarship recipients announced
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation recently awarded three Ralph and Clara Rutledge Memorial Scholarships, totaling $7,000 to former Fort Atkinson High School graduates Erica Vander Mause, Olivia Nichols and Alexis Kent. Ralph and Clara Rutledge were Continue reading “Rutledge Scholarship recipients announced”…
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Shannon Lyon
Lyon earns Harrison Education Scholarship
The Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation have awarded a $2,000 Eileen Harrison Education Scholarship to Fort Atkinson agriculture teacher, Shannon Lyon. A 2000 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, Lyon earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education from Continue reading “Lyon earns Harrison Education Scholarship”…
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Martinez, Yang, Stiles and Compas earn Vance Scholarships
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to award $12,000 in scholarships to four local students from its Jim and Lee Vance Scholarship Fund. The Vance Scholarship Fund was established at the Foundation in 2015 thanks to Continue reading “Martinez, Yang, Stiles and Compas earn Vance Scholarships”…
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Compas receives Knapp Scholarship
The Board of Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce it has awarded a $3,000 Robert and Judith Knapp Scholarship to John Compas. Compas, a 2015 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, will be Continue reading “Compas receives Knapp Scholarship”…
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Scholarships available for continuing students
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation offers a number of scholarships for students who are already attending college. Continuing students should visit the Foundation’s website, www.fortfoundation.org, and follow the link Continue reading “Scholarships available for continuing students”…
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