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

Dr. Traci McCaudy, 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

Melissa Hanson

Abigail Havice, Trustee

Elizabeth Kiser, Trustee

Shantel Laird, Trustee

Sarah Schott, 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. Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Students of the Month:

November

Roemellia Gomez-Garcia, Isabella Hintze, Arrianna Richards, Kensington (Kensi) Krieger, Zoey Gerwin, Danica Gamblin, Ryleigh Pocock

December

Norah Myers, Azayleia Martin, Lyzelle Humburg, Peightyn Linton, Alivia Kreilick, Donovan Ayres, Ellie Grove

January

Cole Holladay, Aianna Martin, Teryn Nelson, Ella Lozano, Elizabeth Webb, Makenzie Ferguson, Chase Overmyer

February

Maylin DeWalt, Reese Smith, Landon Ortiz, Rylann Fox, Nick Steigerwald, Carter Rebitz, Sydney Weickert

March

Esperanza Sanchez, Emma Eberly, Alexia Baumer, Mariana Gaunt, Daisy Trautsch, Ava Ernsberger, Adien Gerwin

 

vRoss High School Scholarships

The Learning & Liberty Foundation awards scholarships to seniors on an annual basis. Congratulations to the 2016 scholarship recipients:

  • Allison Miller - Ross High Scholarship
  • Huy (Henry) Nguyen - Ross High Scholarship
  • Morgan Waggoner - Ross High Scholarship
  • Uriah Haun - Ross High Scholarship
  • Samuel Berlekamp - David B. Brickner Scholarship
  • Emily Muffler - Ross High School Positive Attitude Scholarship
  • Samuel Detwiler - 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 2016 Gold Medal Recipients are as follows:

Lillian Abdoo, Johnicka Albrechta, Johanna Alexander, Oakley Alliman, Raquel Alonso, Kirsten Baker, Veronika Bartson, Morgan Bates, Samuel Berlekamp, David Boda, Kennedy Bohannan, Alanna Borjas, Michael Borjas, Sunni Brandon, Emily Burns, Caleb Calvillo, Dillon Christopher, Tanner Cobleigh, Selena Cooper, Charles Corthell, John Cronin, Isaac Culbert, Dominque Darr, Olivia DeRodes, Aaron Dorobek, Edward Dorobek, Morgan Durell, Layne Earnest, Micaela Eberhard, Oliver Ellis, Andrew Evans, Alyssa Farrier, MaKennah Fitzgerald, Kayla Foos, Kyle Foos, Maggie Foreman, Jared Fox, Isaac Fraley, Samuel Franco, Gillian Gallagher, Eric Gedeon, Derek Genzman, Mikayla Glaspy, Cierra Gonzales, Lillian Gonzalez, Brianna Goodwin, Manual Gutierrez, Hannah Hamons, Jacob Hasselbach, Abigail Havice, Morgan Hawk, Audrey Hawkins, Alexandra Haynes, Olivia Henry, Geonavin Hernandez, Jarrett Hetrick, Rachel Hofacker, Jessica Holland, Jakob Jaeger, Emma Johns, Portia Johnson, Alyssa Karr, Mackenzie Kidwell, Savannah Krueger, Devin Kupka, Logan Lamalie, Logan Laurer, Bryce LeJeune, Kennedy Leutenegger, Morgan Liggins, Samuel Long, Jonas Lopez, Cassidi Lovell, Heidi Martinez, Dane Michael, Justine Michael, Allison Miller, Julia Miller, Mary Miller, Riana Miller, Victoria Miller, Kyle Montgomery, Emily Morris, AnneMarie Moses, Meghan Moses, Benjamin Mosser, Emily Muffler, Mitchell Mullholand, Jacob Neiling, Huy Nguyen, Brooke Nofzinger, Evan Oglesbee, Autumn Ollom, Evan Ortiz, Emily Ou, Marissa Overmyer, Matallyn Overmyer, Mia Owen, Taylor Paeth, Deeya Patel, Mann Patel, Jacob Paxson, Tiffany Peck, Jaret Pfefferle, Aliza Quick, Joshua Recker, Alexandria Rellinger, Diana Reynolds, Abbi Riedmaier, Jade Risner, Jasannah Sabiers, Tyler Schell, Jacob Schott, Sarah Schott, Alyssa Sebastian, Miranda Shetzer, Tristan Siedenburg, Dylan Smith, Hawk Smith, Hunter Smith, Hanna Snell, Abigail Sweeney, Hailey Taylor, Erin Thatcher, Madalynn Thayer, Zamara Tucker, Morgan Urban, Morgan Waggoner, Taylor Weickert, Trevor Weickert, McKinsey Whitaker, Braxton White, John White, Kristen Widman, Carolyn Wiersma, Jena Willey, Nathan Willis, Dylan Witt, Angelina Wright, Sydney Zoller and Julia Zucker.

vCrystal Apple Award

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
2004
Betty Kaltenbach, Catherine Lewis, Patricia Prunty
 

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 2015-2016 grant recipients:

Teacher Name Building
Amber Leach Washington Elementary School
Cindy Durell Washington Elementary School
Erin McConnell Washington Elementary School

The Learning and Liberty Foundation extends appreciation to our 2015-2016 Donors:

The Class of 1940, the Class of 1963, the family of David Brickner, Jennifer Abdoo,  Christina French, Croghan Colonial Bank, Crown Battery, Richard LaFountain, Tracy Lytle, Randall Macko, Tamara Martin, Dr. Traci McCaudy, Donna Miller, Lori Nossaman, Old Fort Banking Company, Erin Parker, Regina Reed, Karrol Reese, Rhonda L. Schmidt, Denise Sloma, Bridget Smith, Christine Smith, Mary Strayer and Barbara Warnecke.

 
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