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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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UW-Whitewater awards more than $2.3 million in scholarships for 2019-20

“Our scholarship winners represent the very best in academic, co-curricular and service excellence across all of our colleges and departments,” said Greg Rutzen, interim president of the UW-Whitewater Foundation. “We’re grateful to the many people and organizations – past and present – who have generously donated funds to make these awards a reality. Some of […]

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Annual golf outing to benefit STRIVE scholarships

The Racine Founders Rotary Club will host its annual Dennis Barry STRIVE Scholarship Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 9 to raise funds to support the club’s annual scholarship awards to local high school graduates. This year the club awarded five scholarships totaling $10,000. Named to remember Dennis Barry, a long-standing and energized local Rotarian, the […]

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Gateway Foundation ceremony celebrates 208 scholarship recipients

At its annual award ceremony, Gateway Technical College Foundation awarded 256 scholarships totaling nearly $164,000 and benefiting 208 students by helping them fulfill their career and educational goals. “We are grateful for the commitment of our donors to Gateway students and the community,” said Foundation Executive Director Jennifer Charpentier at the Feb. 2 event. “The […]

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Four Gateway apprentice students receive scholarships

Great Lakes awarded four students, currently in apprenticeship programs at Gateway Technical College, $1,500 Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation Tools of the Trade scholarships. The scholarships are given to help students cover expenses like tuition and tools. With the assistance of the scholarships 94% of the recipients complete, or at least continue, their training. […]