News from the Decatur County Community Foundation
News about the community, grants, funds, scholarships, and more.
In 22 days, 18 hours, 32 minutes, and 35 seconds, I will have officially finished my first year at Notre Dame (not that I’m counting). It hardly seems real. 22 days, 18 hours, 31 minutes, and 28 seconds. I’ve already got the prompts for my two final papers, and...
The Decatur County Community Foundation would like to congratulate the following scholarship recipients. The Foundation would also like to thank all of the donors that made these scholarships possible. Through their generosity, a total of $377,100.23 (excludes...
Many students learn better when they can work on hands-on projects. This class is using “MakeyMakey” to learn about some important concepts – and have fun while doing so.
The process of applying for the Lilly is quite rigorous. Sarah Boing adds that she learned a lot from the experience of applying that has helped her get to where she is today.
Erin Buening from the Greensburg Elementary School took advantage of the Thank-a-Teacher grant to add some creativity to her classroom. And, by the looks of it, her students love it!
Legos are a staple of many childhoods. This time around, the Foundation was able to grant the wish of many kids in the form of a lego-based Thank-a-Teacher grant. Needless to say, the kids were very, very excited.
From hugging in the dairy section at Costco to pursuing her dreams of becoming a doctor at Notre Dame, learn about Decatur County’s 2014 Lilly Winner in this video! We are proud of Gabrielle and look forward to seeing her future accomplishments!
Learn more about the 2017 Lilly Scholar, Claire Wullenweber! Find out what she plans to do, why she chose that, and how the Lilly has (positively) affected her journey.
25 Years of Stories is a collection of stories from the Foundation that unravel the narratives of the amazing donors and community members that have been involved with the Foundation.