We received a pledge to match donations. The first $2,020 in donations received by December 31, 2020 will be matched to double their impact! Each and every donation goes a long way to assuring we are able to “Improve Education Together.” If 101 donors send us $20, each of those donations would be doubled in impact! All gifts up to a total of $2,020 will be matched. Please take advantage of this offer by 12/31/2020.
After twenty years as Founder and Executive Director of the KASD Education Foundation, Dr. Brenda Winkler has indicated her wish to mentor a new leader of the foundation’s Board of Directors. Dr. Winkler will remain a guiding force of the foundation as a member of the board while she mentors Executive Director-Elect, Mrs. Katherine Metrick.
The KASD Education Foundation was created twenty years ago in October 2000, by three Kutztown High School Alumni: Dr. Brenda Winkler, then Superintendent of the Kutztown Area School District, the late DeLight Breidegam Jr., co-founder of Deka Battery, now East Penn Manufacturing, and Attorney Robert P. Grim. Today, the Foundation remains strongly committed to its original mission, “to enhance educational opportunities in the district’s schools and communities, and to recognize the superior achievements of districts students and alumni.”
Miss Abigail Herrlin received the Education Foundation’s “John & Laila Silan Valedictorian Scholarship.” In addition to becoming the Class of 2020 Valedictorian, Abigail was a member of the marching band, county band, district band, and concert band. She is a four-year member of the musical, a two-year member of the National Honor Society, and was…
Miss Sydney Sheetz received the Education Foundation’s “John & Laila Silan Salutatorian Scholarship.” In addition to becoming the Class of 2020 Salutatorian, Sydney was Class President since her sophomore year, as well as a member of the Student Council and National Honor Society.
Alumni from KAHS Classes graduating between 1955 and 2015 got together at the first Alumni Homecoming Reception last Friday evening.
At the Annual Meeting of the Kutztown Community Partnership held on March 12, the Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation was awarded the “Community Organization of the Year” Award. The Kutztown Community Partnership receives nominations each year as they look to highlight an individual volunteer and an organization who go above and beyond to make the community a better place.
BB&T recently donated $5,000 to the Kutztown Area School District Education Foundation through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, which is run by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
The STEAM Factory, is an annual Kutztown Area School District celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This year’s selection of art projects featured many unique uses of materials and concepts shared here.
The STEAM Factory, an annual Kutztown Area School District celebration of all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, was held at the Middle School on Friday, February 15th. The main attraction of the event was the 5th Grade Science Fair.