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Racine Police Department, Racine Community Foundation Announce Officer Jennifer Diener Memorial Scholarship

When Jennifer Diener was tragically killed in an automobile accident in February 2020, the Diener family decided to honor her memory by doing what Jennifer loved most – helping her community. The family started the Jennifer J. Diener Women in Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund at the Racine Community Foundation, which will soon give its first […]

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SC Johnson donates $5 million to fund STEM Scholarships

SC Johnson today announced it is donating $5.5 million to Gateway Technical College (Gateway) to create the SC Johnson STEM Scholars Pathway, a program dedicated to providing women and people of color, who have historically been underrepresented in STEM industries, and those with limited means the opportunity to gain a four-year degree in STEM-related career […]

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Racine Founder’s Rotary Club Offers Dennis Barry Strive Scholarship to Local High School Grads

The Racine Founder’s Rotary Club is offering five $2,000 one-year college scholarships to students graduating from Racine high schools. The club’s scholarship committee will award scholarships to students who score the highest in the categories below: Active involvement in school and community activitiesQuality and the message of their essay –“Service Above Self” (limit to one […]

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Tempo Kenosha Offers 2021 Adult Learner Scholarships

Tempo Kenosha announced that they have partnered with the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation to provide three $1,500 scholarship for the continuing education of local women who are at least 21 years of age to attend Carthage College, Gateway Technical College, Herzing University, or UW-Parkside to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree. Applicant […]

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Kunes Auto Group contributes $250,000 to support automotive, diesel, public safety scholarships

The Kunes Country Auto Group has made a $250,000 pledge to the Gateway Technical College Foundation to support student scholarships in automotive technology, diesel technology, and public safety training. The announcement was made by Gateway Technical College President and CEO Bryan Albrecht and college trustee Jessie Adams on Thursday at the college’s board of trustees […]

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Junior Achievement Awards Scholarships to Six Wisconsin Students

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin (JA) has awarded over $22,000 to six Wisconsin students. Scholarship winners were selected based on their accomplishments in academics, leadership, business, community service, or their participation in Junior Achievement programs.  “We are honored to distribute scholarships to these well-deserving recipients,” said Michael Frohna, President, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. “The accomplishments highlighted […]

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Racine PTA Council 2020 Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Racine PTA Council has announced the winners in its annual scholarship program. This year, 22 graduating seniors from Racine Unified High Schools received scholarships donated by the Council, its member PTAs/PTSAs, and individuals who partner with the Council in this endeavor. This year’s scholarship recipients include the following: The John Aceto Memorial Scholarship was […]

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RAREA Scholarship Committee awarded two UW-Parkside students in the IPED Program

PRESS RELEASE SOMERS – The Racine Area Retired Educators Association (RAREA) awarded two University of Wisconsin-Parkside students with newly-implemented scholarships at a special luncheon event at Infusino’s Banquet Hall in Racine Wednesday, June 12. Amy Hughes was awarded the $3,000 RAREA/UW-Parkside scholarship and Brantina daSilva was awarded the $5,000 RAREA/UWP Martenas Family scholarship. These two […]

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Racine PTA Council Announces 2019 Scholarships and Awards Winners

The Racine PTA Council awarded scholarships and other special honors at its annual Scholarship and Awards banquet, held May 6 at Roma Lodge. The Council is made up of and represents members of the PTA/PTSA organizations at most Racine Unified School District schools. Twenty-three graduating seniors each received scholarships, sponsored by the Council, its member […]

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AAUW Scholarship Applications Available

The Racine chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is accepting applications for several scholarships for women attending two-year and four-year colleges. The applications are available on the organization’s website at www.racineaauw.org. Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000 will be given to Racine County women enrolled in the second half of their associate […]