135 Scholarships Awarded
The Scholarship Foundation has hit a 59 year high for scholarships awarded in a single year. We awarded 135 scholarships for a total of $271,000. We are proud to be renewing 82 scholarships for returning upperclassmen as well as funding 53 first-time recipients.
We are grateful to our dedicated Board members and community friends for their commitment of time, talent and dollars that has made this remarkable achievement possible.
At our recent Benefactors’ Dinner, Alex Redenius, the North Central District Manager for the Kroger Company presented a check from the Kroger’s Foundation. The donation of $7,500 is the first installment of a three year commitment from Kroger’s. Alex shared … Continue reading
Our scholarship dinner will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Knollwood Country Club 16633 Baywood Lane Granger, IN 6:00 p.m. Cocktails and silent auction 7:00 p.m. Dinner and live auction To make your reservations online go to SFSJC.gesture.com
Board Director Ed Everett and his wife, Kitty Rose, have established the Everett-Rose Family Scholarship with the Foundation. Ed has been a director and mentor with the Foundation since 2006. Both Ed and Kitty have a long history of volunteering … Continue reading
The Merrill Lynch- Joyce Kuehl Scholarship will be awarded for the first time this spring for the 2017-2018 award cycle. It was created to honor our Director Joyce Kuehl by her colleagues at Merrill Lynch and Kahn Associates South Bend office … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce a second scholarship from the Wilson family. The Marjorie H. Wilson Scholarship was added to the Foundation Named awards starting this 2016-2017 academic year. The Dr. James M. Wilson Scholarship was established in 2007.
The Annual Scholarship Dinner was held on a lovely spring evening at The Blue Heron at Blackthorn. The evening began on the patio and then moved inside for dinner and a ‘live’ auction. Foundation board member and auctioneer, Doug Osthimer, … Continue reading
Patricia Sloan, Foundation Board member, was honored at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon in November. Pat received the Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy award at a luncheon sponsored by the Michiana Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. National Philanthropy Day … Continue reading
Congratulations to Foundation Director Janet Horvath who was honored with the Outstanding Young Alumna Award from Saint Mary’s College in 2015. Janet received her law degree from Indiana University and is an associate with the Jones Obenchain law firm. Her … Continue reading
The Non-Traditional Application mission: We seek to provide financial and other support to recognize the commitment, efforts and financial challenges of adults as they balance their family, work, and school responsibilities in order to achieve their educational goals. The application is … Continue reading
Evelyn Shaw and Sylvia Wadzinski are sisters who recently established a scholarship with the Foundation as part of their estate planning. Evelyn was a local travel agent for many years. She and Sylvia had talked about creating a scholarship to … Continue reading