Scholarships & Awards

January 17, 2019  |  Blog, events, featured, news
Scholarships & Awards

College is expensive!  Earning scholarships is a great way to help reduce those costs.  The Foundation has several scholarship opportunities available to high school students.  For a full listing of our scholarships and requirements – click on Scholarships

Applications for our competitive based scholarship are open.  The deadline is March 29 @ 7 PM.

Some scholarships and awards are selected by committees at noted high school.  If you are interested in those please contact your guidance counselor for more information.

Good Luck to all of our applicants.  Awards will be announced at each high school’s awards ceremony.

 

Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

December 12, 2018  |  Event List, events, featured, news
Girls in Engineering, Math, & Science

Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science (GEMS) Day – March 23, 2019 

GEMS is for girls in grades 5th  and 6th in Monroe County.  Girls will have the opportunity work with female role models and enjoy the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)!

The morning will open with a Career Expo from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  At the expo, girls and their families can explore and learn more about STEM career opportunities.  If you are interested in exhibiting please let us know by either downloading this form and returning to our office OR completing the Career Expo google form.  

After the Career Expo girls…

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Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

November 11, 2018  |  Event List, events, news
Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

Thank you to everyone who BID in this year’s Reading, Writing, & Bidding!

Thanks to you generous bidding we raised $10,000 which will be used to support educational programs that enrich student learning.

If you would like to see the auction raise more funds for our schools please contact me and join a committee to grow our auction next year.

www.biddingforgood.com/fmccs

Bookfair at Barnes & Noble

October 19, 2018  |  Blog, events, news
Bookfair at Barnes & Noble

The Foundation has partnered with Barnes & Noble and Bill Buffie, author of The Blue Ape for a Book Fair!

When : October 27, 2018 from 12 PM to 2 PM

Where: Barnes & Noble – Bloomington

Special Guest: Bill Buffie, author of The Blue Ape – book reading and signing @ 1PM

Join us Saturday, October, 27th  for a great time at Barnes & Noble in Bloomington.  Fun crafts for the kids and a special reading of The Blue Ape by author and BHSS alumni Bill Buffie.

At checkout, mention FMCCS or The Blue Ape and Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of…

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Great Grown Up Spelling Bee – 2018

July 22, 2018  |  Blog, Event List, events, featured, news
Great Grown Up Spelling Bee - 2018

Our 9th annual Great Grown Up Spelling Bee is a WRAP!

What a great evening!  AWESOME spelling teams and TWO TERRIFIC HOSTS made this year’s event one to remember! 

Gary Plaford and Steve Scott took to the Great Grown Up Spelling Bee stage this year to lead our teams through an intense spelling competition.   Humor, puns, definitions, and wit were supplied by this duo to help our teams spell their way to victory.   

It was a tight competition with the following recap:

Round 2 the Coffman Proactive Spell Caster got stung with the word STUPEFY (their spelling was stupify)

Round 3 we lost…

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