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Foundation Summer 2017 Newsletter SuperUser Account
Foundation Summer 2017 Newsletter
Mission Statement Promoting Opportunities for Children The mission of the Foundation for Pottstown Education is to support, promote, sponsor and carry out educational, scientific or charitable activities and objectives within or related to the Pottstown School District.

Dr. Myra Forrest Scholarship SuperUser Account
Dr. Myra Forrest Scholarship
In March 2017, Dr. Myra Forrest retired from the Foundation of Pottstown Education after serving as its Executive Director and most recently as the Early College Program Coordinator. Dr. Forrest was instrumental in many programs and projects with this Foundation, most notably, the Pottstown Promise Early College Program.

Pottstown Residency Program Update SuperUser Account
In April 2017, the Foundation for Pottstown Education Board of Directors approved a new initiative to increase the number of employee-owned and occupied residences within the Borough of Pottstown by making homes more affordable. This initiative, the Residency Program, provides eligible applicants who work for the Pottstown School District, up to $10,000 in the form of a forgivable loan. The funds can be used for closing costs, down payments, or other expenses directly related to the purchase of property determined to be eligible for the program.

Foundation for Pottstown Education Awarded a Two-Year Grant SuperUser Account
Foundation for Pottstown Education Awarded a Two-Year Grant
The Foundation for Pottstown Education (FPE) was recently awarded a two-year grant totaling $90,000 from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF). This grant is awarded in support of the Education Foundation’s Administrative Operations. A check for $50,000 was presented for year one of the approved grant.

Alumni Memorabilia Donation Foundation for Pottstown Education
Alumni Memorabilia Donation
The Foundation for Pottstown Education showcased a few memorabilia items that were donated to the Pottstown School District Alumni Gallery.

Lisa Lightcap elected to the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Pottstown Education Foundation for Pottstown Education
Lisa Lightcap elected to the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Pottstown Education
The Foundation for Pottstown Education recently elected Lisa Lightcap to their Board of Directors. She is coming back to the Foundation Board after a two year break.

Pottstown Middle School Environmental Club attended the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) Foundation for Pottstown Education
Pottstown Middle School Environmental Club attended the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
Through funding provided by the Foundation for Pottstown Education, the Pottstown Middle School Environmental Club attended the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) from May 17-19. Twenty nine students along with teachers made the trip to Dingman's Ferry for three days of educational experiences and fun.

AP Grant Foundation for Pottstown Education
AP Grant
What do you do when the State cuts funding previously earmarked for Title I School District students Advanced Placement Testing?

Dana Foundation Gift Press Release Foundation for Pottstown Education
Dana Foundation Gift Press Release
Dana Incorporated, Pottstown location made a $5,000 contribution to the Foundation for Pottstown Education supporting their initiatives to the education of the students in the Pottstown School District. Plant Manager, Danny Aaron and Environmental Health and Safety Manager Jason Pregel were on hand to present the check to Foundation Board President, Tracy Brown.

Class of 1967 Foundation for Pottstown Education
Class of 1967
What do you do when you are getting ready to celebrate your 50th High School Reunion? Well the Pottstown High School Class of 1967 decided to celebrate by giving a donation to the Foundation for Pottstown Education.