In the News (page 6)

The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation recently awarded three Ralph and Clara Rutledge Memorial Scholarships, totaling $6,500, to former Fort Atkinson High School graduates Eric Bender, Olivia Hartwick and Myles Gasper. Ralph and Clara Rutledge were
Devin Congdon
The Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation have awarded a $2,000 Eileen Harrison Education Scholarship to Devin Congdon. A 2010 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, Congdon earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Myles Gasper
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation has awarded a $2,500 Robert C. and Judith L. Knapp Scholarship to Myles Gasper. Gasper, a 2011 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School, recently earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics from
Amy Flessert
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to award 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 a sizable bequest from the
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Bender has been appointed to serve a five-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors. He was nominated by the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce and will
The Fort Atkinson Community Foundation gratefully announces receipt of a gift made by the family of Corliss Deets in memory of the former Barrie School principal. The memorial gift of $1,500 was directed by the family to
A scholarship in memory of Hannah Church will be offered to this year’s graduating class at Fort Atkinson High School. Established at the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation from many memorial gifts made by family and friends, this new scholarship fund
The Community Foundation is happy to announce a grant of $50,000 has been awarded to the City of Fort Atkinson to help the city and the newly-reorganized Beautification Council purchase and plant hundreds of new, large trees in the wake
At their final meeting in 2016, the Board of Directors of the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation said goodbye to retiring director, W. Phil Niemeyer. Niemeyer was appointed to the Foundation board in 2011 and served a five-year term culminating
At the August 2016 school board meeting, teachers Aaron Chamberlain and Dean Johnson presented 15 students with the Foundation’s $1,000 Ed Karrels AP Computer Science Scholarship. These stellar students earned this award by