July 14th, 2015

Hillsboro EIE Premiere’s People-Powered Tractor Pull

Submitted/written by Bob Potter, Hillsboro EIE Advisory Board Member

2015 WINNERS of the People Powered Tractor Pull: the Hillsboro Boys pulling a 8150 lb tractor the length of our track in 22.72 seconds! Second place went to the Royall boys with a pull in 24.99 seconds.

The world premiere of the “Hillsboro People-Powered Tractor […]

June 24th, 2015

Hillsboro Excellence in Education Fund Awards Scholarships and Grants

Contributed by Hillsboro EIE Advisory Board member Bob Potter

The Hillsboro Excellence in Education Committee (EIE) recognized 2015 recipients of scholarships and classroom teaching grants at its June meeting.

Hillsboro Scholarship Recipients – 2015 Front row – Left to Right: Shania Landsinger, Madeline Tengblad, Cheyenne Vesbach. Back row – Left to Right: Michaela Bach, […]

November 12th, 2014

Jay and Carol Wolfenden Establish Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Hillsboro School Funds Advisory Board is pleased to announce that Dr. Jay and Mrs. Carol Wolfenden have endowed a $20,000 scholarship which will benefit Hillsboro High School graduates in perpetuity. Their intent is to forever support an annual $1000 scholarship for a senior from Hillsboro High School who is pursuing post-secondary education.

The Wolfendens […]

December 23rd, 2013

Hillsboro Funds Set 2014 Goals

Board members new to the Hillsboro Excellence in Education and Scholarship Fund Advisory Board include Carol Wolfenden and Al Picha. They join board members Natalie Adams, Connie Dorow, Carol Jefferies, Kristie McCoic, Andy Peterson, Dan Ravenscroft, and Kim Verbsky as well as ex-officio members Jenny Hynek and Curt Bisarek.

Following the successful 2013 launch […]

October 22nd, 2013

Curt Bisarek Receives Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Left to Right: Ron Haas, advisory board member for the Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation and retired teacher from the Iowa-Grant School District in Livingston, Curt Bisarek, Hillsboro superintendent of schools, and Barb Daus, donor services representative for the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin.

Curt Bisarek, Hillsboro superintendent of schools, is the recipient of a 2013 […]