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In memory of Nicole

The Bangart family photo shoot. Nicole and Brady are on the right. Brady Kees is doing something special to memorialize his late girlfriend Nicole Bangart, a 2010 Chilton High School graduate and straight-A co-salutatorian. Five years after her tragic death, Brady and Nicole’s mother Cindy have created a scholarship fund as well as a donor […]

Celebrating scholarships, drive-by style!

The graduates from the Class of 2020 will certainly have very different memories of how they got their diplomas during the Safer At Home restrictions. We’re excited to share some of the ways scholarship recipients are celebrating this year. Two of our nonprofit partners, Neenah-based Youth Go and Junior Achievement of Northeast Wisconsin, recognized local […]

What happens after the scholarship?

Composer Chelsea Komschlies receives the 2019 Hermitage Prize at the Aspen Music Festival and School. This past fiscal 2018-2019 year, the Community Foundation granted a record $1.36 million in total scholarships to 436 students from 60 high schools. These scholarships were generated from among 203 funds created by people, businesses and organizations to help students […]

Three students awarded significant music scholarships through the Foundation

Appleton East senior Spencer Hornung auditions for a scholarship from the Miller Family Music Education Scholarship Fund within the Community Foundation. By Jill Muthig, donor services and scholarship manager Each year the Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships to students pursuing their academic dreams. One of the scholarships we award on an annual basis is […]