Fund Information Guide
Q. How are Gifts recognized?
- Q. Who is eligable for a scholarship?
- A. Scholarships are awarded to graduates
- Q. How are the Awards made?
- A. Students complete an application. New
Awards are made each year by The Scholarship Committee who manages
the Awards and the Renewals.
- Q. What is the Fredericktown
High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund?
- A. The Scholarship Fund is a Permanent
Endowment Fund, established for the purpose of guaranteeing scholarships
for graduates of FHS. Only the growth on the principal will be
used for awarding scholarships; therefore it is a
- "gift that keeps
- Q. How do I make a donation to
the Scholarship Fund?
- Make checks payable
- The Fredericktown
Alumni Scholarship Fund
Community Foundation of Mount Vernon
and Knox County
P.O. Box 1270
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-9905
- Click to Donate on:
- ALUMNI WEBSITE
- FREDERICKTOWN CITIZEN
Q. Are there"naming" opportunities
- A. All Gifts help change lives and are
- Every gift is acknowledged
with a thank you note and tax receipt.
- Also, all gifts made
during the year are listed in the
- Alumni Banquet Program
- <$100- Freddie
- $100>- Century
- $250>- Silver
- $500>- Gold
- $1,000>- Platinum
- In addition, "Founder"
gifts cumulating to $1000 or greater are permanently
- listed in the Alumni
Banquet Program as follows:
- $1,000>-: Founder
- $2,500>: Silver Founder
- $5,000>: Gold Founder
- $10,000>: Platinum
Q. How else other than cash can I give to the
- A. Yes,
donors of gifts cumulating to $10,000 or greater have the opportunity
- Name a scholarship.
- Contact any member of
the Fundraising Committee for details.
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Q. What is the suggested wording for
a bequest in a will?
- A. There are many ways to make a tax effective
- to the Fund, both during
life and at death.
- Consider consulting
with an attorney or financial advisor:
- $ Bequest in your will
$ Real Estate gifts, commercial buildings, land and houses
$ Stock, bonds, or other securities
$ Life insurance: a portion of a death benefit can be assigned
- the endowment fund
Alumni and Friends of FHS,
- A. "I bequeath the sum of $____ from
- (or ___% of) my estate
- Fredericktown High School
Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
- C/O Community Foundation
of Mount Vernon & Knox County,
- P. O. Box 1270
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-9905
- "Check if your
gift is eligible for an Employer Match!"
Can I Get More Information?
- In 1993,
the Fredericktown High School Alumni Scholarship Fund was created
with the goal of assisting FHS graduates reach their dreams by
attanding a post-secondary institution.
time, the phrase "Freddies helping Freddies" has been
coined to describe this effort. Annually, scholarships are awards
to deserving FHS graduates.
- As new
gifts are received, the size and number of scholarships increases,
giving more opportunities for Freddies to further their education.
to the generosity of the Alumni, this endowment will last forever.
- Bonita Leedy Birkel
- Roger & Jeannine
Weller Davis '61
- Janet Hadley Mather
- Chris Fearn Well
- Betty Lozier Weller
Mount Vernon and Knox County
Sam Barone, Executive Director