August 29th, 2018

The Worth of a Penny!

Have you ever wondered – what is the worth of a penny? From the number of these coins that can be found on floors and in parking lots, many would likely reply – not much!

Let’s go ‘back in time’ to the early 1950s. Dr. Kate Newcomb, Wisconsin’s Angel on Snowshoes, had a reverence for […]

March 21st, 2018

Grants Available from Don Hawkins Community Oak Savanna Endowment

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” Henry David Thoreau

Members of the Hawkins Family (Michelle, Lynn, Tim, and Geralyn), celebrating the establishment […]

June 19th, 2017

Annual 5th Grade Elizabeth Summers Academic Achievement Awards presented at Iowa-Grant

Seven Iowa-Grant Middle School students were recently presented certificates and monetary awards made possible through a charitable bequest from the estate of Elizabeth J. Summers.

2017 Elizabeth Summers Academic Achievement Awards Front Row (l-r): Recipients Rylee Stecklein, Madisen Crow, Landon Wetzel, Sophie Volenec, Adriana Jelle, Kaden Lindner, & Conner Dowell. Second row (l-r): Kyle […]

June 12th, 2017

Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation Awards 14 Scholarships

Fourteen Class of 2017 Iowa-Grant graduates were recently presented certificates and scholarship awards totaling just over $19,000.

Those receiving scholarships and their post-secondary education plans follow:

Ronald Allen: studying Biblical Exposition & Exogesis at Emmaus Bible College Charles Christianson: studying Computer Science at UW-La Crosse Gerrit Hunt: studying Physiology at University of Minnesota […]

August 27th, 2014

Iowa-Grant Educational Foundation Awards Elizabeth Summers Academic Achievement Awards

From left: 5th grade Iowa-Grant teacher Holly Allen, Elizabeth Summers award recipients Elly Lindner, Nick Connolly, Sage Soman, Isaac Hill, and IGEF board chair Fred Skaife.

Four Iowa-Grant Middle School students were recently presented certificates and monetary awards made possible through a charitable bequest from the estate of Elizabeth J. Summers.

The Elizabeth J. […]