Fremont City School District
Fremont City School District

ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

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

Adam Bohland, Trustee

Suzanne Brickner, Trustee

Arthur Bucci, Jr., Trustee

Melissa Hanson

Abigail Havice, Trustee

Elizabeth Kiser, Trustee

Shantel Laird, Trustee

Sarah Schott, Trustee

Braxton White, Trustee

Nancicarol Woleslagel, Trustee

Cindy Young, Trustee

Activities/Sponsorships

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. 

 

vRoss High School Scholarships

The Learning & Liberty Foundation awards scholarships to seniors on an annual basis. Congratulations to the 2017 scholarship recipients:

  • Abigail Havice – Ross High Scholarship
  • Caleb Calvillo – Ross High Scholarship
  • Logan Lamalie – Ross High Scholarship
  • Grant Gallagher – Ross High Scholarship
  • Grant Gallagher – David B. Brickner Scholarship
  • Morgan Hawk - Ross High School Positive Attitude Scholarship
  • Grant Gallagher - 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 2017 Gold Medal Recipients are as follows:

Oakley Alliman, Silvestre Alonso, Kirsten Baker, Lilah Baumann, David Boda, Travis Bowlus, Sunni Brandon, Emily Burns, Caleb Calvillo, Aaron Chavez, Dillon Christopher, Victoria Cole, Carl Cooper, Sarah Cooper, Selena Cooper, Charles Corthell, John Cronin, Mason Dewalt, Aaron Dorobek, Cole Druckenmiller, Andrew Edmonds, McKela Elder, Andrew Evans, Noah Evans, Alyssa Farrier, Emmah Fitzgerald, MaKennah Fitzherald, Sabrina Flores, Jared Jox, Isaac Fraley, Benjamin Gedeon, Mikayla Glaspy, Kayla Glotzbecker, Lillian Gonzalez, Brianna Goodwin, Cole Goodwin, Morgan Hawk, Audrey Hawkins, Isabelle Held, Jarrett Hetrick, Kimberly Hetrick, Rachel Hofacker, Noah Hotz, Victoria Humberger, Madison Hunt, Jakob Jaeger, Emma Jahns, Hunter Jones, Tyler Jones, Kortini Joseph, Alyssa Karr, Emma Kaufmann, Savannah Krueger, Olivia Lagrou-Godfrey, Logan Lamalie, Logan Laurer, Hayley Lawrence, Kennedy Leutenegger, Shelby Level, Samuel Long, John Lotycz, Connor Malan, Alyssa Meyer, Cayden Michael, Justine Michael, Mary Miller, Victoria Miller, Mason Minch, Isaac Minor, Mitchell Mullholand, Evan Oglesbee, Daniella Ortiz, Mann Patel, Jacob Paxson, Tyler Peck, Tiffany Peck, Reagan Reau, Brandon Richter, Abbi Riedmaier, Ashtyn Schneider, Jacob Schott, Sarah Schott, Alyssa Sebastian, Miranda Shetzer, Tristan Siedenburg, Matthew Sieving, Carrianne Smith, Dylan Smith, Jacob Snell, Lillie Swinehart, Hailey Taylor, Marissa Terraza-Cobo, Olivia Thomas, Zamara Tucker, Paige Turner, Adriana Vasquez, Sara Wadsworth, Sarah Watson, Taylor Weickert, Trevor Weickert, Jackson Weissinger, Zachary Whipple, Braxton White, Sarah Widman, Carolyn Wiersma, McKenna Willey, Nathan Willis, Dylan Witt, Merica Wolf, Cristian Zaragoza, Sydney Zoller, and Gabriella Zuniga

vCrystal Apple Award

2017
Kourtney Jared, Analee Kolbeck, Linda Overstreet
2004
Betty Kaltenbach, Catherine Lewis, Patricia Prunty
2016
Tonya Cook, James (Todd) Plaunt, Stephen Powell
2003
Mary Conlon, Marc Van Doren
2015
Linda Doering, Tracy Lytle,
Lyndsey Robinson
2002
Bill Barbour, Ben Hickey, Sue Norris, Sally Radeloff
2014
Tracie Dye, Lori Nossaman, Julie Yoder
2001
Lucinda Boggs, Pamela Lindsey,
Anne Overmyer
2013
Jacquelyn Fry, Polly Garlock, Janet Myles
2000
Ardis Curliss, Kathy Derickson, Nora MacDowell, Cheryl Schell, Richard Taylor
2012
Daun Deidrich, Brenda Fritz,
Randy Macko
1999
Jon Detwiler, Joe Hershey, Donna Kelly, Tom King, Barb Moran, Vicki Overmyer
2011
Susann Engle, Erin Parker,
Patricia Weiker
1998
Jeff Joerg, Kathy Kapostasy, Connie Kreh, Jim Robinson, Bill Schell, Nancy Setzler
2010
Nichole Almroth, Linda Grayson, Michelle Morrie
1997
Randy Brown, Eunice Koebel, Chuck Lindsey, Barb McNutt, Barb Schlarb, Carol Vaffis
2009
Kathy Brough, Geralyn Long,
Denielle Myers
1996
Brenda Bilal, Sophia Draeger, Michael Gilbert, Jolyn Smith, Patricia Vandersall, Mary Ann Will
2008
Paula Cullen, Pat Homan, Janice Wagner, Carol Workman
1995
Ruth Ackerman, Shari Bachelder, Marlene Fisher, Jeanette Gleba, Robert Harmon, Jeff Heaton, Judy Snider, Jill Warga, Penny Walther
2007
Heidi Gallagher, Christine Kelly,
Melba Lozano
1994
Carolyn Astle, Madeline Doble, Rhea Martin, Paul Reed
2006
Jackie Dowell, Marlene Swartz,
Robin Welch
1993
Lucy Baxter, Penny Deffenbaugh, Linda Grayson, Betty Havens, Noelle Leutenegger, Cassandra Lustig, Peggy Randolph, Yvonne Vogel
2005
Suzanne Brickner, Barb Moran,
Beth Muffler
1992
Deborah Acker, Terri Fielding, Marian Horn, Pamela Meggitt, Janet Myles, Christine Opelt, Faye Rawson, Rea Ripple

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 2016-2017 grant recipients:

Teacher Name Building
Tracie Dye Fremont Middle School
Kourtney Jared Hayes Elementary School
Carrie Meyer Fremont Middle School

The Learning and Liberty Foundation extends appreciation to our 2016-2017 Donors:

Jennifer Abdoo, The Family of David Brickner, Croghan Colonial Bank, Christina French, Richard LaFountain, Randall Macko, Tamara Martin, Dr. Traci McCaudy, Donna Miller, Mosser Construction, Lori Nossaman, Old Fort Banking Company, Erin Parker, Regina Reed, Rhonda Schmidt, Denise Sloma, Bridget Smith, Christine Smith.

 
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