About The Education Foundation for Marquette Public Schools
The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation is an organization formed of citizens residing in the Marquette community composed of interested parents of current or former students, professional/career persons and others who have a strong interest in the education, events or special projects that are ongoing throughout the Marquette Area Public Schools. The Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation grants program is to support innovative curriculum development, instructional improvement, and student educational activities. The Foundation encourages the development of projects that enhance learning experiences beyond those included in the school district budget.
It is the mission of the Education Foundation for Marquette Public Schools to raise funds to provide enhanced educational opportunities and scholarships for students in the Marquette Area Public Schools.
Every student graduate receives support for their future goals.
Board of Directors
Linda Winslow - President; Carolyn McDonald - Vice-President; Jackie Menhennick - Treasurer; Barbara Kelly - Secretary; Michael Anderegg; Kristen Cambensy; Elsa Clement; Joe Lubig; Judy Vonck; Peggy Weber; Joy Caron; Jacob Peterson; Zachary Sturdy
Tesse Sayen - Assistant
William Saunders - Superintendent
Non-voting student representatives Dede Atwell - Senior, Kateri Darr - Junior, Taylar Uimari - Senior, Joe Lubig - Junior, Caitlyn Uimari - Sophomore
Board Member Application
The Education Foundation for Marquette Public Schools is nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that supports the students and staff at Marquette Area Public Schools (MAPS). The Foundation provides this support by funding scholarships, grants and innovative projects- encouraging the development of projects that enhance learning experiences.
The Foundation Directs Support Toward the Following Goals:
To Promote Student Development
- Provide resources for innovative educational opportunities.
- Recognize outstanding student ideas through grant awards.
- Provide scholarships to students for extraordinary educational opportunities.
Promote Community Involvement
- Promote community awareness about the Education Foundation and MAPS's programs/projects.
- Provide avenues for individuals and organizations to share resources through grants, scholarships, and projects.
To Promote Engagement
- Provide grants for creative teaching ideas and unique instructional programs.
- Support innovative projects and growth opportunities developed by MAPS district employees to support students.
Graveraet Class of 1964 Scholarship
The Graveraet High School Class of 1964, the last Graveraet graduating class, is proud to award a scholarship in the amount of $1964 on the year of our 55th class reunion. This scholarship is given to a deserving Marquette High School senior who has demonstrated scholarship, citizenship, community service, and acceptance into a post-secondary public …
Pendill Wall of Excellence
The Pendill Wall honors graduates from the Marquette Public School District that have excelled in their career field and have become a betterment to mankind. Click this APPLICATION link to submit a nomination online, or print and submit the application to us at 1201 W. Fair Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855.