October 26, 2014

Scholarships Available

David Poole Memorial

Funded through family donations. David Poole was a local businessman who was very much interested in the youth or our area. His family and business supported many youth organizations including the local FFA,4-H and VICA programs. He also employed many young people in his business over the years, often giving them the experience of their first full time job. The scholarship recognizes those facts by distributing its annual scholarships to FFA senior members who will continue their education post high school and to students enrolled in the Industrial Mechanics program of Eagle Point High School who will enroll in related post high school programs. Award Annually the Eagle Point High School FFA Advisors select a member as recipient for an award of half of the income from the Fund. The … [Continue Reading]

’78 Mike Bowles Honorary Endowment

Money raised by the Eagle Point High School (EPHS) Class of 1978 to create an endowment. Not more than 5% of endowment to be awarded annually. Award $500 (for 2009). The number of awards is dependent upon the amount of available funds from the D-9 Foundation. To Study: Any field of study To Attend: Any accredited two year, four year or vocational/technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open to: Any student who meets the following criteria; Be a graduate of District 9 Schools ...or Have successfully completed the District 9 Options Program resulting in a GED ...or Have successfully completed the District 9 Teen Parent Program resulting in a GED ...or Live within the geographic boundaries of School District 9 AND successfully completed an … [Continue Reading]

Tim Trautman’s Memorial

Funded through donations and in the past by a Memorial Golf Tournament. Tim Trautman was an active FFA member while in high school, and a very active and contributing member of our community. The scholarship recognizes those facts by distributing its annual scholarships to FFA senior members who will continue their educations post high school. Award Annually the Eagle Point High School (EPHS) FFA Advisors select up to four members as recipients for an annual award of the income from the Fund. Though the donors, at their discretion, may change the criteria for selection with prior arrangements. To Study Any approved program of study To Attend Any Accredited Vocational School, Community College, Four Year College or University Open To Must be active member of EPHS FFA Chapter and … [Continue Reading]

President’s Service Challenge

Established by the President of the United States to honor those students who give unselfishly of their time and energies to volunteer in their community in a multitude of ways. The scholarship is a matching grant type of scholarship and depends upon a 50/50 local match of funds. Presently the D-9 Community Scholarship Fund provides the matching $1,000 and this then provides two - $1,000 President’s Service Challenge Scholarships awarded to our students. Award Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year To Study Any field of study To Attend Any two year, four year or vocational/ technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open To Any graduating senior of Eagle Point High School. Student must have a history of voluntary community service to be eligible … [Continue Reading]

Past Foundation Trustees

Past Presidents: — —Ken Trautman President: 1999-2005 Trustee: 1999-2008 —Mike Malepsy President: 2005-2008 Treasurer: 2000-2005 Trustee: 2000-2009 —Debbie Brudevold President: 2009 Vice-President: 2005-2007 Trustee: 2005-2009 —Nick Parsons President: 2010 Treasurer: 2011, 2012 Secretary: 2006-2008 Trustee: 2006-2012 —Jonathan Bilden President: 2011, 2012 Secretary: 2013 Trustee: 2010-2013 —Past Vice Presidents: Alex Boutacoff Vice President: 2000-2005 Trustee: 2000-2005 —Bob Kleker Vice President: 2008 Trustee: 2006-2011 —Jeff Johnson Vice President: 2009, 2010 Trustee: 2008-2011 —John Rotar Vice President: 2011, 2012 Trustee: 2008-2014 Past Treasurers:  —Joe Scheffler Treasurer: 2005-2007 Trustee: 2003-2009 —Debbie … [Continue Reading]

Fire District #3 Volunteer Firefighters

Contributions by the firefighter’s of Fire District #3 established this scholarship. The recipient is chosen by the scholarship committee at EPHS based on criteria of enrollment in Fire Science or EMT course of study. Award One $500 scholarship will be awarded each year To Study Any field of study however, preference will be given to those students who enroll in Fire Science Programs or Emergency Medical Training programs To Attend Any two year, four year or vocational/ technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open To Any graduating senior of Eagle Point High School Selection Based Upon Review of application by Scholarship committee and possible interview by Fire District 3 personnel of finalists. Request EPHS Scholarship packet from Eagle Center … [Continue Reading]

Dean Collins Memorial

The Dean Collins Memorial Scholarship is funded through the D-9 Foundation’s Benefit Auction. In 2002 and since by contributions of family members. Established as a memorial to one of our areas most respected and admired individuals. Dean gave unselfishly to better the community in which his family and business resided. Recipients chosen by scholarship committee through the Eagle Center at EPHS. Award $1,000 each. Number dependent upon available funds. To Study Any field of study To Attend Any accredited two year, four year or vocational/ technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open To Any student who meets the following criteria;  Be a graduate of District 9 Schools …or Have successfully completed the District 9 Options Program resulting in a GED … [Continue Reading]

D9 Community Fund

Funded primarily through the donations of our community members at the annual Scholarship Dessert held after Thanksgiving. Donations are also accepted throughout the year, many as memorials. Half of the year’s donations are distributed as current scholarships; the other half is invested in the Foundation’s OCF endowment. The student recipients are determined based upon their GPA and SAT scores with a ranked index of those values. Award Dollar amount and number of awards is determined by the District 9 Community Scholarship Fund Committee after their fund-raising event each year. The value and number of awards depends on the dollars raised and interest earned on endowment funds. They may elect to direct dollars to other than the stated selection criteria by a majority vote of the … [Continue Reading]

D9 Foundation

Presently funded by the Foundation’s Annual Benefit Auction and Golf Tournament, held the weekend following Labor Day. These scholarships are available to EPHS graduates or GED recipients who will continue their education beyond high school at an accredited institution. Application process and selection of students is administered through the Eagle Center at the high school. Award $500 - $1000 The number of awards is dependent upon the amount of available funds from the D-9 Foundation To Study Any field of study To Attend Any accredited two year, four year or vocational/ technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open To Any student who meets the following criteria; Be a graduate of District 9 Schools …or Have successfully completed the District 9 … [Continue Reading]

Coughlin Family

Funded by the Richard and Rita Coughlin family. These scholarships are available to Eagle Point High School graduates or GED recipients who will continue their education beyond high school at an accredited institution. The students must be enrolled in a program that leads to a Registered Nursing Degree. The application process and selection of students is administered through the Eagle Center at the high school. Award $1,000 (For 2009) To Study Programs that lead to a Registered Nursing Degree To Attend Any accredited two year, four year or vocational/ technical institution. Must have federal Title IV designation. Open To Any student who meets the following criteria; Be a graduate of District 9 Schools ...or Have successfully completed the District 9 Options Program … [Continue Reading]

Coming Soon 2014 D9 Foundation Golf Tournament

Save The Date: Dinner Auction September 6th - Talon Grill Golf Tournament September 7th - Shotgun start 9 am Eagle Point Golf Club More information to come … [Read More...]