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2021 Payroll Deduction Winners!

The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce Karen Whitney-Thrune and Tim Gleason as this year’s Payroll Deduction grant winners!!! Each year the Foundation for WAPS chooses two, $250 grant winners from a pool of Winona Area Public Schools staff members who give to the Foundation through Payroll Deduction. The staff grant… Read more »

WAPS Foundation Event Breaks Fundraising Record and Raises over $74,000

On October 9, 2021 the Foundation for WAPS hosted its tenth annual fundraising event with lead sponsorship, 10 years running, from Merchants Bank and WNB Financial. Foundation Executive Director Shelley Milek wants to thank these lead sponsors as well as corporate sponsors: Farmers Insurance, Fastenal Company, Miller Ingenuity, RTP Company, Roemer Construction & Design, Russell… Read more »

2020 Payroll Deduction Winners!

The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce Courtney Anderson and William Jacobs as this year’s Payroll Deduction grant winners!!! Each year the Foundation for WAPS chooses two, $250 grant winners from a pool of Winona Area Public Schools staff members who give to the Foundation through Payroll Deduction. The staff grant… Read more »

The Foundation for WAPS Announces its 2018 Dare to Dream Winner!

Jen Snook, WMS Technology Integration Specialist, is awarded the Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools 2018 $5000 Dare to Dream grant winner. Jen writes, “The Winona Area Public Schools is moving more and more in a direction of learning through technology to support communication, collaboration, creativity and problem solving. Teachers and students alike seek out… Read more »

2017 Payroll Deduction Grant Winners!

The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce Cindy Johnson and Margaret Schild as this year’s Payroll Deduction grant winners!!! Each year the Foundation for WAPS chooses two, $250 grant winners from a pool of Winona Area Public Schools staff members who give to the Foundation through Payroll Deduction. The staff grant… Read more »

2016 Payroll Deduction Winners

The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce Holly Lecheler and Elizabeth Boettcher as this year’s Payroll Deduction grant winners!!! Each year the Foundation for WAPS chooses two, $250 grant winners from a pool of Winona Area Public Schools staff members who give to the Foundation through Payroll Deduction. The staff grant… Read more »

Payroll Deduction Grant Winners Announced

The Foundation for Winona Area Public Schools is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Payroll Deduction grants. Each year, dedicated teachers give back to their school by not only providing quality education, but many of them give back personal money to the Foundation through Payroll Deduction. On an annual basis, the Foundation grants… Read more »

2015 Legacy Award Presented to Pauline Knight

Each year, at the Foundation’s Gala, we have presented a Legacy Award to a citizen or organization that shows exemplary support and commitment to the Foundation for Winona Area Public School’s goal to enhance education, support Winona Area Public Schools and its students, and show dedication to community. The foundation’s 2015 Legacy award was presented… Read more »