YAC Grant Presentations

Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee awarded multiple grants to local students and schools all over Wayne County. The grants include many ways to help students from STEM Classrooms to a science grant to build bat houses to curb the declinging bat population.  Congratulations to all of the grant winners.

WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

WWHS Track Meet

ELEMENTARY GRADES TRACK MEET -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee awarded a grant to assist Western Wayne High School’s Track Foundation to host an elementary meet that includes about 100 students from 10 school districts. From left: Mr. Justin Collins, Trina Barcarola (YAC), Evan Coons (YAC)

WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

WWHS Fashion Class

WW HIGH SCHOOL FASHION CLASS -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee granted funds to students at Western Wayne High School to support their second annual CatWalk fashion show which benefits local food pantries. From left: Mrs. Colleen Carmody, Trina Barcarola (YAC), Emily Pavlicek, Evan Coons (YAC)

WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

WWHS Project Linus

PROJECT LINUS -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee presented a grant to Western Wayne High School C.A.T.S. Club (Community Attitude Toward Success), a volunteer service club, to assist them with Project Linus where students will make blankets for seriously ill, traumatized, or needy children. Blankets stay in Wayne County and go to Wayne Memorial, state and local police, Salvation Army, Urgent Care Facilities, VIP, and Children and Youth.  From left: Mrs. Denise Johnson, Coral Swoyer, Anya Burgerhoff, Patricia Mills, Trina Barcarola (YAC), Taylor Smith, Evan Coons (YAC)

EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

EverGreen OSMO

OSMO SYSTEM -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee provided funds to students at EverGreen Elementary School to enable them to purchase a learner-led system (OSMO) that uses physical objects and learning tools in conjunction with an iPad to develop skills in several academic areas. From left: Second Row: Mrs. Kerrie Fitzsimmons, Joseph Lombardo, Violet Kacaper, Sofie Fiorella, Ben McCleland, Joseph Altenhofen, William Gershey (YAC) First Row: Grace Belluzzi, Eliza Stalker, Igor Barth

LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Lakeside STEAM Kit

STEAM KIT -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee recently presented a grant to the 5TH Grade Planning and Strategy Team at Lakeside Elementary School to help them purchase a Little Bits STEAM invention kit to enhance their studies. From left: Second Row: William Gershey (YAC), Mrs. Robin Sampson, Addison LaBruno, Caden Hinkley, Mrs. Sandra Rickard (Principal) First Row: Lily Head, Alyssa Hankins, Lexi Hankins, Levi Martin

ROBERT D. WILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

RDW Library Expansion

LIBRARY EXPANSION – Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee recently granted funds to students at the Robert D. Wilson Elementary School to assist them in expanding the leveled library for Title I students. From left: Second Row: Mrs. Kelly Vinton, Lyla Griffiths, Faylon Shaffer, Dylan Griffiths, William Gershey (YAC) First Row: Olivia Baker, Travis Peterson

CANAAN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Canaan Cx Robot Kits

ROBOT KITS -- Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee presented a grant to students at Canaan Christian Academy to assist them in purchasing Robot Kits to enhance their curriculum. From left: Hannah Chapman (YAC), Branden Wittenbrader (YAC), J.J. Morgan, Jacob Hanna, Adam Sheard, Mrs. Lorie Sheard

WALLENPAUPACK AREA HIGH SCHOOL

Wpack HS Special Needs Dance

SPECIAL NEEDS DANCE – Wayne County Community Foundation, Youth Advisory Committee recently presented a grant to the Wallenpaupack High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Chapter to assist them in funding a dance for special needs students. From left: Seth Brown (YAC Secretary), William Gershey, Ashley Torres, Christopher Higgins (YAC), Claudia Cheslock, Mrs. Suzanne Rowe, Camille Sealey, Otero Dougherty, Mrs. Melissa Geisheimer

WALLENPAUPACK AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wpack Middle STEAM

STEAM PROBLEM SOLVING TASKS -- Wayne County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee recently helped fund an eighth-grade project where students will complete STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) problem solving tasks. From left: William Gershey (YAC), Mrs. Danielle Mangan, Abby Moore, Austin Armstrong, Charles Hamm, Aidan Fitzgerald, Mr. Brett Buselli Asst. Principal)

WALLENPAUPACK AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL

Wpack Middle Bat Houses

BAT HOUSES -- Wayne County Community Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee recently assisted in funding an eighth-grade project where students plan to reduce the insect population near the school in an ecologically friendly way by building bat houses and also curb the declining bat population. From left: William Gershey (YAC), Mr. Todd Schmalzle, Olivia McCue, Mr. Brett Buselli (Asst. Principal)

 

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