Fremont City School District
Fremont City School District


The Learning & Liberty Foundation is a foundation governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of school officials and members of the community. The purpose of the foundation is to enrich and enhance the educational opportunities which are provided by Fremont City Schools Board of Education. The articles of incorporation and bylaws serve as guides for the operation of the foundation.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of The Learning and Liberty Foundation of the Fremont City Schools to enhance the learning process, increase educational opportunities and encourage instructional innovation and creativity by generating and distributing financial and other resources. The objectives of The Learning and Liberty Foundation are:

I. To enhance educational programs and classroom instruction in the Fremont City Schools. Grant proposals will be reviewed by the foundation’s board of trustees within the stated purposes of the foundation.

II. To provide opportunities for organizations, businesses, foundations and individuals to contribute time, energy, expertise, money and other resources to The Learning and Liberty Foundation of the Fremont City Schools.

III. To invest and manage a permanent fund (for use of interest only) which will be of increasing value to the Fremont City Schools. This fund will provide enduring resources for the proposed programs, ideas and school projects designed to benefit the Fremont City Schools.

Board of Trustees

Jon C. Detwiler, Chairperson
Tracy Lytle, First Vice Chairperson
Charles E. Hull, M.D., Second Vice Chairperson
Robert L. Overmyer, Treasurer
Joseph F. Albrechta, Trustee
Suzanne Brickner, Trustee
Arthur Bucci, Jr., Trustee
Aaron Chavez
Melissa Hanson, Trustee
Violetta Rhea, Trustee
Braxton White, Trustee
Nancicarol Woleslagel, Trustee
Cindy Young, Trustee


vStudents of the Month

The Learning & Liberty Foundation and Old Fort Banking Company are proud sponsors of the “Students of the Month” program. Students in grades 1-8 are selected by classroom teachers and recognized during FCS Board of Education Meetings throughout the academic year. 

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Students of the Month:


Adriana Alejandro, Londyn Mulligan, Anderson Huber, Lillyn Gabel, Jioni Jones, Kayden Kromer, Lillian Harder


Ava Bolton, Bronx McKinstry, Ausin Crosser, Bentley Colon, Isabella Feighner, Shawn Baker, Caraline Schwochow


Cahlyse Adcock, Cali Eversole, Hailey Holman, Carrie Perry, Levi Provard, Ryla Smith, Eli Tommer


Maggie Jensen, Janessa Lozano, Gabi Overmyer, Alejandro Parraz-Valenzuela, Graciela Perez, Angela Tomljenovic, Andrew Tooman


Addison Figard, Savannah Fitz, Carmen Johnson, Elisa Madell, Allison Myers, Alexis Ordaz-Lorenzo, Jackson Swinehart


Mariam Greenawald, Sara Gross, Maxwell Kelly, Logan Kilgore, Vanessa Vittitow, Logan Weisenauer

vRoss High School Scholarships

The Learning & Liberty Foundation awards scholarships to seniors on an annual basis. Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship recipients:

  • Kennedy Bohanan – Ross High Scholarship
  • Ann Marie Moses - Ross High Scholarship
  • Braxton White - Ross High Scholarship
  • Emma Jahns - David B. Brickner Scholarship
  • Mackenzie Kidwell – David B. Brickner Scholarship
  • Daniel Gerwin - Ross High School Positive Attitude Scholarship
  • Olivia DeRodes - Ross High School Positive Attitude Scholarship

vAcademic Olympics

Each year students in grades 6-12 are recognized by The Learning & Liberty Foundation for academic excellence. Students are recognized based upon grade point averages during awards programs and receive academic pins/charms, certificates and bronze, silver and gold medals. The Gold Medal Banquet is held on an annual basis in order to recognize high school students with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average over the two semesters of the school year. Thank you to Croghan Colonial Bank and The Learning & Liberty Foundation for sponsoring this event. The 2018 Gold Medal Recipients are as follows:

Lillian Abdoo, Oakley Alliman, Midori Ayres, Maddison Baacke, Olivia Baptista, Ethan Beardmore, Mattie Billow, David Boda, Kennedy Bohannan, Alanna Borjas, Sunni Brandon, Addison Burmeister, Emily Burns, Aaron Chavez, Dillon Christopher, Kian Collins, Sophie Collison, Michael Contreras, Carl Cooper, Sarah Cooper, Charles Corthell, John Cronin, Kody Culbert, Olivia DeRodes, Noah Detrich, Mason Dewalt, Clarita Diaz, Alexandria Dodson, Aaron Dorobek, Cole Druckenmiller, Andrew Edmonds, McKela Elder, Alissa Endicott, Andrew Evans, Noah Evans, Alyssa Farrier, MaKennah Fitzgerald, Kyle Foos, Hannah Foos, Isaac Fraley, Kevin Frey, Conner Frost, Alyssa Fry, Zachary Frye, Mikayla Glaspy, Kayla Glotzbecker, Thomas Gluth, Lillian Gonzalez, Kristina Hagan, Ashley Hahn, Rachel Haitonic, Audrey Hawkins, Nevaeh Hawthorne, William Heflinger, Isabelle Held, Olivia Henry, Idella Herbst, Rachel Hofacker, Madeleine Holland, Noah Hotz, Trey Ickes, Emma Jahns, Rebecca Jahns, Hunter Jones, Kortini Joseph, Alyssa Karr, Lexi Keegan, Hannah Kelly, Mackenzie Kidwell, Kassandra Kirsch, Austin Kramer, Victoria Kramer, Logan Kropp, Savannah Kruger, Lennedy Leutenegger, Shelby Level, Samuel Long, Heidi Martinez Meaba, Marissa McDonald, Noah Metzker, Marianna Meza, Dane Michael, Justine Michael, Andrew Miller, Victoria Miller, Isaac Minor, Emily Morris, Anne Marie Moses,, Timothy Mosser, Ethan Moyer, Mitchell Mullholand, Abigail Nagy, Breyari Nason, Jacob Neiling, Brooke Nofziner, Nils Nolte, Evan Oglesbee, Mason Olds, Daniella Ortiz, Jenny Ou, Kang Ou, Marissa Overmyer, Rilee Overmyer, Tyler Peck, Marcela Perez, Ronin Pitt, Taylor Pitt, Alexis Prenzlin, Cassidy Price, Aliza Quick, Reagan Reau, Joshua Rhea, Jayden Ruiz, Jasannah Sabiers, Taylor Sachs, Ashtyn Schneider, Sarah Schott, Blake Schultz, Alhia Simms, Miranda Shetzer, Alyssa Sebasian, Owen Smith, Hanna Snell, Lexi Sours, Case Stevenson, Lillie Swineheart, Ethan Taylor, Hailey Taylor, Mychael Torres, Zamara Tucker, Tristin Turner, Sara Wadsworth, Patricia Walls, Lindsay Weickert, Trevor Weickert, Abby Wennberg, Sarah Widman, Zachary Whipple, Braxton White, Paige Willer, Mekhia Williams, Nathan Willis, Brady Wolfe, Angelina Wright, Christian Zaragoza, Faith Zimmerman, Lauren Zimmerman, Sydney Zoller, Gabriella Zuniga.

vFCS Grant Opportunities

The Learning & Liberty Foundation awards instructional grants to teachers for a maximum of $500.00. Grants are intended to enhance the learning opportunities in the classroom by providing resources for the creative teachers for a long-term project or special learning activities. The 2018-2019 grant recipients:

Teacher Name Building
Debbie Cheek Stamm Elementary School
Lindsey Felske Gifted Program – All Elementary
Kourtney Jared Hayes Elementary School

The Learning and Liberty Foundation extends appreciation to our 2017-2018 Donors:

The Family of David Brickner, Linda Claycomb, Croghan Colonial Bank, Crown Battery, Mosser Construction, Old Fort Banking Company, Robert and Anne Overmyer, Erin Parker, Regina Reed, Rhonda Schmidt, Denise Sloma, Bridget Smith, Christine Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Woleslagel.

Fremont City School District



Learning &

Annual Report


Crystal Apple Award

Informational Brochure & Donor Form

Instructional Grant Application Form

Meeting Minutes

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