CEF wishes to congratulate 14 middle school students for being nominated by 8th grade teachers for Promise Scholarships. Two of these students will receive $500 scholarships they will receive after graduating from high school and going on to college. We are proud of all the nominees hard work in school!
Clearwater Paper Corporation awarded $6000 to the Clarkston Education Foundation (CEF) to be used to purchase science equipment at Clarkston High School. Jay Snook, CHS Science teacher, will be purchasing Vernier LabQuest handheld units and the essential sensor probes. This new equipment will be used by the majority of science students at CHS.
The Clarkston Education Foundation extends their grateful appreciation and thanks to Clearwater Paper Corporation and Mr. Matt VanVleet for supporting CEF’s mission of enhancing education in Clarkston schools. This is their second donation helping Clarkston High School purchase science equipment. The equipment’s technology advances the student’s learning and interest in many science areas./p>
In addition, CEF would like to thank the efforts of Mr. Rob Setlow and his family for continuing to promote science education in Clarkston schools by providing the Setlow Science Grant and Setlow Science Scholarship. With his determination and generosity, the students in Clarkston schools will have new science equipment to enhance their education for years to come.
The 2010 $500 Promise Scholarship Recipients are Bruno Pazmino & Raven McFann. Thanks to Mrs. Bailey & Mrs. Ruddell for nominating these students who demonstrate academic promise.
The Clarkston Education Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010 award of a $2,000 Matching Endowment Grant from the State of WA Higher Education Coordinating Board. This $2000 check is matched by donated funds and deposited into CEF’s endowment for future college scholarships. Thank you to our donors and to the state of WA for helping us build our endowment so we can continue our mission of enhancing education in Clarkston schools!
The Clarkston Education Foundation (CEF) received a $500 designated grant from Bob Eggart and McKinstry Charitable Corporation. This grant money will help fund an Archery Program in the P.E. classes in the Clarkston School District. The money will be used for equipment at both LMS and the elementary schools. Currently, four Clarkston elementary schools and Lincoln Middle School participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program started by Pat Ogden, teacher at LMS. We are excited to partner with Mr. Eggart and Pat Ogden to bring archery to Clarkston students! If you and your business would like to help sponsor this program, please contact us. Let’s all help Clarkston students stay “on target for life”!
Elise Rooney was recognized at CHS Awards Night for her generous gift of time and talent to the Clarkston Education Foundation. She created a promo video of the 2008 Career Fair with great graphics, music and interviews! Thanks Elise!
The Clarkston Education Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2009 CEF scholarships.
Clarkston Education Foundation Scholarship for $1,500
Recipient: Kaitlin Harris
Kaitlin plans to be a chef and eventually open her own restaurant. She will attend The Art Institute of Seattle with a major in Culinary Arts Management. She has a 3.3 grade point average. Kaitlin’s parents are Michael Harris and Irene Cook.
Brent McGreer Leadership Scholarship for $1,000
Recipient: Gavin Lejameyer
Gavin plans to attend Washington State University and study Sports Management. He has a 3.85 grade point average and is in the top ten percent of the graduating class. Gavin’s parents are Dan and Andrea Lejameyer.
Charles R. and Louise V. Setlow Memorial Scholarship for the Advancement of Science Education for $1,000
Recipient: Angelina Miraglio
Lena plans to attend Walla Walla Community College and pursue a degree in Biology and/or Environmental Science. She has a 4.0 and is the Valedictorian for the graduation class of 2009. Lena is the daughter of Mike and Carol Miraglio.
Promise Scholarship for $500
Recipient: Matt Powell
Matt plans to attend North Idaho College pursuing a degree in Nursing or Radiology Technician. Matt is the son of Kathy Powell and Doug Powell.
Eighth Grade Promise Scholars
Recipients: Colby Ruark & Jared Weber.
These two Lincoln Middle School students will receive a $500 scholarship upon high school graduation. They were nominated by their 8th grade teachers for showing academic promise while at LMS. Colby Ruark is the son of Kristi and Jon Ruark. Jared Weber is the son of John Weber.
The Clarkston Education Foundation continues to fulfill their mission statement by enhancing education in Clarkston schools and investing in the future of young citizens.
Congratulations to all of these students!
The Clarkston Education Foundation is pleased to announce the award of a $2000 Matching Endowment Grant from the State of WA Higher Education Coordinating Board. This $2000 check is matched by donated funds and deposited into CEF’s endowment for future college scholarships. Thank you to our donors and to the state of WA for helping us build our endowment so we can continue our mission of enhancing education in Clarkston schools!
The Clarkston Education Foundation (CEF) received a $500 designated grant from Bob Eggart and McKinstry Charitable Corporation. This grant money will help fund an Archery Program in the P.E. classes at Clarkston High School. The money will be used for equipment at both LMS and CHS. Currently, four Clarkston elementary schools and Lincoln Middle School participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program started by Pat Ogden, teacher at LMS. In March 2009, Mr. Ogden took 20 LMS students to compete in a state archery competition in Wenatchee. They came home with a 2nd place trophy! Congratulations to the Lincoln Lancers team!We are excited to partner with Mr. Eggart and Pat Ogden to bring archery to Clarkston students! If you and your business would like to help sponsor this program, please call Pam at 751.5531. Let’s all help Clarkston students stay “on target for life”!
LMS shoots and scores 2nd place trophy in state archery competition!
On March 24, the eight Promise Scholars at CHS along with their advisors, counselors, principals and CEF members will enjoy a pizza lunch together. The purpose of this lunch is to catch up on how these young scholarship students' high school year is going. The Promise Scholars were each awarded $500 scholarships during their 8th grade year and will receive upon graduation from high school and entrance into any postsecondary institution.
Potlatch Corporation has donated $2500 to the Clarkston Education Foundation to purchase science equipment. The money will be used by the Clarkston High School Science Department to purchase 8 handheld Vernier LabQuest interface units. These units will improve the student’s involvement with science experiments and stimulate their interest in data collection and modern technology.
The Clarkston Education Foundation is proud to be partnering with Potlatch to improve the science equipment at Clarkston High School. We greatly appreciate their contribution to our efforts of enhancing education in Clarkston schools.
The Clarkston Education Foundation (CEF) is now a chapter affiliate of Northwest Dollars for Scholars and Scholarship America®, regional and nationally recognized nonprofit student aid organizations.
As an affiliate, we receive annual preference for a $2,000 state matching grant to help build our scholarship program. Additionally, our recipients are ensured proper treatment of their scholarships when going to any of the 25 participating Washington colleges in the Dollars for Scholars Collegiate Partner Program. Gonzaga University, Pacific Lutheran University, St. Martin’s College, Central Washington University and Heritage University will also match a scholarship that we award to a student enrolling in their institutions. The Clarkston Education Foundation is excited to be a part of this nationwide organization!
Due to our affiliation with Dollars for Scholars, on April 8, 2008, the Clarkston Education Foundation was awarded a $2,000 matching endowment grant by the WA Dept of Higher Education Coordinating Board. We thank them for their continued support of education in our community. In addition, thank you to our generous donors who helped us receive this grant by donating to CEF.
We look forward to helping more Clarkston students prepare for college and expand access to educational opportunities through scholarships and academic support.
• Received $2000 Matching Grant from Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board for Endowment Fund-April 2008
• Received $2500 from Potlatch to purchase Vernier LabQuest interface units for Clarkston High School Science Dept.-April 2008
• $20,000+ donated in 2007
• Dollars for Scholars affiliate-Collegiate & Matching Partners
• Clarkston Chamber of Commerce member
• Lincoln Middle School Career Fair
• LEGENDS Event honoring community members who cultivate education
• CEF $1500 Senior Scholarship is the largest local scholarship in Clarkston
• We award 5 scholarships each year-three senior high/two middle school
• Music Fund (in honor Fred Dole) is raising monies to provide music scholarships to seniors