1 Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc. PONCA, NEBRASKA MAY 2010 We have no greater asset than our young people; No better cause than their education. ESTABLISHED FOR THROUGH 26 YEARS TO PROVIDE MEMBERSHIPS SCHOLARSHIPS MEMORIALS SPECIAL AWARDS DONATIONS TEACHERS ENDOWMENT GRANT ENDOWMENTS EMERGENCY HELP GRANT BEQUESTS SPECIAL SCHOOL PROJECTS 1917 Building
2 Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc. NEW ENDOWED FUNDS Larry and Louise Lowe Family Endowment Scholarship P.H.S. Scholarship for a Graduating Senior... 2, The Board of Directors are pleased to accept endowed gifts designed to provide continued quality education at Ponca Public Schools. If you are interested in establishing an endowment please contact Richard Dohma at or Lionel Froseth at Special Use Awards Lionel and Patricia Froseth Family Endowment (for PCEF administrative/operating expenses) Harley D. & Helen (Wendte) Bossman Family Memorial Endowment (for the 2nd grade/alternate years for business department) Darlene Gibbs Memorial Endowment (for the hot lunch program/alternate years for the music department) Jerry, Margaret, and Molly Knerl Family Endowment (for the business department; alternate years with the music department) Special Fund Raising Effort At a special meeting in January 2010, the Board of Directors voted to place a two year moratorium on non-criteria special use endowment funds. The purpose of this action is to begin to build an account which will serve as initial monies for a fundraising campaign. Money raised from the fundraiser campaign will be donated to the Ponca Public School District as a gift from the Foundation and donors to enhance the new 7-12 building project. Be sure to watch for upcoming details of this exciting opportunity to donate! Byron & Delores (Dunn) Kruse Family Endowment (for maintenance, equipment, and landscaping of Ponca Public School) Julee Armstrong Memorial Endowment (given annually to the music department) Gurn N. & Donna D. Curry Family Memorial Endowment (given annually to the athletic department) Jim & Gertrude Northrup Memorial Endowment (given annually to the library) Guidance & Counseling Endowment (for career resources) Special Use (Criteria Based) Awards Sub Total $1, * Class of 2005 Endowment...Held Over * Margaret C. (Carr) Jennison Memorial Endowment * Class of 1939 Endowment * Dr. A. B. & Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment... 1, * Virgil & Lucille Putman Memorial Endowment * Ponca Community Educational Foundation Endowment * Bank of Dixon County Endowment * Ponca Rodeo Association Endowment * Ponca Community Educational Foundation Teacher Endowment * P.H.S. Student Council Endowment * Helen Berens Memorial Endowment * Ponca Improvement Club Endowment * (use is determined by PCEF Board of Directors)/Moratorium Special Use (Non Criteria-Moratonrium) Awards Sub Total $3, Special Use Total $5, Real Care Babies (Life like simulation dolls for Child Development Class) 2010 Renewable Scholarship & Grant Recipients Asmussen Family Renewable Endowment Scholarship Sarah Crosgrove...$ (P.H.S. Class of nd year student Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota) Jeff and Kim (Von Minden) Bainbridge Renewable Endowment Scholarship Alisyn Hansen...$ (P.H.S. Class of Graduate School, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha) Ponca Community Educational Foundation Renewable Endowment Scholarship Sadie O Neill... $ (P.H.S. Class of rd year student University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Ponca Education Association Renewable Scholarship Sarah Crosgrove...$ (P.H.S. Class of nd year student Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota) Wayne H. and Dorothy R. Smithey Endowment Scholarship Jessica Bostwick... $ (P.H.S. Class of rd year student Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa) Lamp Oil Special Use Endowment Sadie O Neill... $ (P.H.S. Class of rd year student University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Bass Clarinet used in Ponca Public School Band (4th from Right) Renewable Scholarships & Grants Sub Total $1,010.00
3 Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Ponca Community Educational Foundation Endowment Scholarship...Austin Hansen... $1, Wayne H. and Dorothy R. Smithey Endowment Scholarship...Benjamin Gehring... 1, Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Brittany Heaton... 1, Waldo and Joy A. Birkley Family Endowment Scholarship...Sharrell Logue... 1, Colonel Earl C. and Celia Bogard Endowment Scholarship...Austin Hansen... 1, Steve Husen Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Heather Husen... 1, Dan and Linda Bloomfield Family Endowment Scholarship...Amber Stark F. R. Kingsbury Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Jared Curry Randy J. Lukken Endowment Scholarship...Joshua Bennett Carl and Eva Armstrong Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Heather Husen Judge John E. Newton Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Benjamin Gehring Ruth Armstrong Lentz Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Joel Markworth O. A. and Anna Butler Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Abby Watchorn John McKinley Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Joshua Bennett John and Florence Logue Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Jared Curry P.E.O. Chapter DG Endowment Scholarship...Haley Brown Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Joshua Watchorn Ponca First Presbyterian Church Endowment Scholarship...Christopher Dohma Ed Bloomfield Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Christopher Dohma Maurice Brennan Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Bryar Krohn Jeff and Lori Northrup Endowment Scholarship...Joshua Bennett Fern Mendenhall Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Haley Brown Julee Armstrong Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Brittany Heaton Lanell Bevelhymer Bobier Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Amber Stark Kevin John Rush Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Telisha Mari John B. Peterson Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Joshua Watchorn Larry W. Bauman Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Joel Markworth Clayton C. Bottorff Memorial Endowment Scholarship... Joshua Watchorn Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Hannah Hohenstein Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Zachary Brewer Endowed Scholarships Sub Total $11, ANNUAL CASH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS American Legion Chapelle Post #117 Scholarship... Joshua Watchorn... $ American Legion Chapelle Post #117 Scholarship... Amber Stark Bank of Dixon County Scholarship... Jared Curry Grace Bourns Memorial Scholarship... Amber Stark Cook s Country Store Scholarship... Kelsey Beacom Roy Curry Memorial Scholarship... Amber Stark Elms Health Care Center Scholarship (given in memory of Bob Elliot)... Joel Markworth Paula Bourns Harrington Scholarship... Andrew Watchorn Ray Kayl Family Memorial Scholarship... Kelsey Beacom Doug Keller Memorial Scholarship... Brittany Heaton Knerl Health Professions Scholarship... Austin Hansen Knights of Columbus Scholarship... Kayla Herfel Carol McArdle Memorial Scholarship... Bryar Krohn Maude Meyers and Mina Miille Memorial Scholarship... Abby Watchorn Allen Curt Neill Memorial Scholarship... Zachary Brewer Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship... Jared Curry Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship... Benjamin Gehring Ponca Area Community Club Scholarship... Brittany Heaton Ponca Area Community Club Scholarship... Andrew Watchorn Ponca Education Association Scholarship... Sharrell Logue Ponca Education Association Scholarship... Haley Brown Ponca Rodeo Association Scholarship... Andrew Watchorn Ponca Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship... Nolan Block Ponca Volunteer Rescue Squad Scholarship... Bryar Krohn Nadia Ann (Conrad) Reed Memorial Scholarship... Christopher Dohma Nadia Ann (Conrad) Reed Memorial Scholarship... Benjamin Gehring Cash Scholarships Sub Total $6, REALLOCATED SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS Grace Bourns Memorial Scholarship (2008)...Amber Stark Grace Bourns Memorial Scholarship (2009)...Amber Stark Ed Bloomfield Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Kelsey Beacom Maurice Brennan Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Kelsey Beacom Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship...Andrew Watchorn John B. Peterson Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Sydney Eiler (Class of rd year student University of South Dakota, Vermillion) Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Paige Lux (Class of rd year student University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Brent Smith (Class of rd year student York College, York, Nebraska) Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Jenna Dohma (Class of th year student Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska) Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship...Zachary Kramper (Class of Graduate Student, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska) *Reallocated Scholarships Sub Total $1,750.00
4 We are pleased to announce our 2010 Scholarship and Grant R Austin David Hansen Joshua Douglas Bennett son of David and Valerie Hansen, is the recipient of the Ponca Community Educational Foundation Endowment Scholarship, the Knerl Health Professions Scholarship, and the Colonel Earl C. and Celia Bogard Endowment Scholarship. Austin will attend the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) and major in pre-pharmacy. will attend the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) and major in engineering. He is the son of Chris and Deanna Bennett. Josh is the recipient of the Randy J. Lukken Endowment Scholarship, the John McKinley Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the Jeff and Lori Northrup Endowment Scholarship. Benjamin Scott Gehring is the recipient of the Wayne H. and Dorothy R. Smithey Endowment Scholarship, the Judge John E. Newton Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship, and the Nadia Ann (Conrad) Reed Memorial Scholarship. Ben will attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska where he has been accepted into the Rural Health Opportunities Program for physician assistants. He is the son of Mark and Joli Gehring. Joel Dean Markworth Brittany Ann Heaton Abby Jean Watchorn daughter of Scott and Lori Heaton, has been awarded the Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Ponca Area Community Club Scholarship, the Julee Armstrong Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the Doug Keller Memorial Scholarship. Brittany will attend the University of Nebraska (Lincoln) where she plans to pursue studies in health, nutrition, and exercise science. son of Doug and Terssa Markworth, is the recipient of the Ruth Armstrong Lentz Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Larry W. Bauman Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the Elms Health Care Center Scholarship. Joel will attend the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, where he plans to study pre-physical therapy. daughter of Chip and Missy Watchorn will receive the O. A. and Anna Butler Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship and the Maude Meyers and Mina Miille Memorial Scholarship. Abby plans to attend Northeast Community College in South Sioux City, Nebraska, where she is enrolled in a general transfer program. Sharrell Lynette Logue Haley Ann Brown is the daughter of Robert and Wilma Logue. She is the recipient of the Waldo and Joy A. Birkley Family Endowment Scholarship and the Ponca Education Association Scholarship. Sharrell will attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and plans to major in elementary education. daughter of Rod and Holly Brown, is the recipient of the P.E.O. Chapter DG Endowment Scholarship, the Fern Mendenhall Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the Ponca Education Association Scholarship. Haley will attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and major in elementary education. Heather Joyce Husen Joshua Ray Watchorn daughter of Mary and the late Steve Husen, plans to attend Doane College in Crete, Nebraska. She is the recipient of the Steve Husen Memorial Endowment Scholarship and the Carl and Eva Armstrong Memorial Endowment Scholarship. Heather s career interests are in psychology, nutrition, and art. recipient of the Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the John B. Peterson Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Clayton C. Bottorff Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the American Legion Chappelle Post #117 Scholarship, plans to attend a four year college in the Midwest to major in physical education. Josh is the son of Dick and Mary Watchorn. Jared Henry Curry Christopher Nolan Dohma has been awarded the F. R. Kingsbury Family Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the John and Florence Logue Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Bank of Dixon County Scholarship, and the Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship. Jared plans to attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and major in business. He is the son of Bob and Pam Curry. is the recipient of the Ponca First Presbyterian Church Endowment Scholarship, the Nadia Ann (Conrad) Reed Memorial Scholarship, and the Ed Bloomfield Memorial Endowment Scholarship. Chris is the son of Richard and Joni Dohma. He will attend Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska, and major in electronics technology. Amber Elizabeth Stark will receive the Dan and Linda Bloomfield Family Endowment Scholarship, the Lanell Bevelhymer Bobier Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the American Legion Chapelle Post #117 Scholarship, the Roy Curry Memorial Scholarship, and the Grace Bourns Memorial Scholarship ( 08, 09, 10). Amber is the daughter of Richard and Carmen Stark. She plans to attend Northeast Community College in South Sioux City, Nebraska, and major in nursing. Bryar Paul Krohn is the son of Brad and Lynelle Krohn. He has been awarded the Maurice Brennan Memorial Endowment Scholarship, the Ponca Volunteer Rescue Squad Scholarship, and the Carol McArdle Memorial Scholarship. Bryar will attend Western Colorado Community College in Grand Junction, Colorado, for the utility line program.
5 Recipients Hannah Laree Hohenstein daughter of Kenny and Lisa Hohenstein, is the recipient of the Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship. Hannah plans to attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and major in business. Zachary Robert Brewer son of Robert Brewer, Jr. and Lannette and Dennis Statler, is the recipient of the Dr. A. B. and Gladys L. Scheffel Memorial Endowment Scholarship and the Allen Curt Neill Memorial Scholarship. Zach will attend Northeast Community College in South Sioux City, Nebraska, where he plans to earn a welding diploma. Kelsey Eleanor Beacom Scholarship Selection Committee at Work daughter of Marty and Rose Beacom, has received the Cook s Country Store Scholarship, the Ray Kayl Family Memorial Scholarship, the Reallocated Maurice Brennan Memorial Endowment Scholarship, and the Reallocated Ed Bloomfield Memorial Endowment Scholarship. Kelsey will attend Northeast Community College in South Sioux City, Nebraska to begin the education transfer program. Andrew Joseph Watchorn is the son of George and Amy Watchorn. Andrew has been accepted at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Nebraska and will major in general studies. He has been awarded the Ponca Rodeo Association Scholarship, the Paula Bourns Harrington Scholarship, the Ponca Area Community Club Scholarship, and the Reallocated Ponca Athletic Booster Club Scholarship. Nolan Michael Block recipient of the Ponca Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship, is the son of Mike Block and Connie Block. Nolan will attend Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He plans to major in athletic training. Laminator for Jackson Campus The Ponca Community Educational Foundation (P.C.E.F.) announces its 2010 Funding Opportunities for Ponca Graduates and Patrons of the District One of the purposes of the P.C.E.F. is to promote and support educational opportunities for the students of the Ponca Public School District. One of the avenues of support has always been funding scholarships to Ponca High School graduating seniors. Because of recent growth from the generous support of its members, the P.C.E.F. is excited to sponsor additional funding opportunities. Listed below is a brief description of those opportunities. After reading these descriptions be sure to encourage a P.H.S. connected student, parent, alumni, or community member to utilize these resources. Telisha Marquee Mari daughter of Bob Mari and Pam Mari, has been awarded the Kevin John Rush Memorial Endowment Scholarship. Telisha has been accepted at Metro Community College in Omaha, Nebraska. She is interested in accounting and dental hygiene careers. Guideline information, cover sheets, and applications for each program may be obtained by contacting the high school guidance office at Ponca Public School. Additionally, the information and forms may be found on the school website: (click on Foundation icon; then click on Grant-Scholarship Opportunities). Funding categories presently include: 1. Awards for P.H.S. Graduating Seniors 2. Awards for P.H.S. Alumni 3. Awards for Certified Staff Members at Ponca Public School 4. Awards for Non-Certified Staff at Ponca Public School Kayla Marie Herfel has been awarded the Knights of Columbus Scholarship. Kayla is the daughter of Jeff and Sheila Herfel. She plans to attend Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska, where she has enrolled in the elementary education program. Should an individual, family or business wish to contribute to the P.C.E.F., please contact Scholarship Chairperson, Fran Hasler, Ponca, NE, Applicants for P.C.E.F. scholarships and grants must complete an application form by March 15 to be eligible for the awards. The Scholarship Selection Committee uses a scoring system to determine recipients. Applicants are scored on academics, activities, and the strength of the application itself. Many of the awards have specific eligibility guidelines established by the donors.
6 Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc. The Educational Foundation was established in 1984 to enhance the quality of education in the Ponca School District. We solicit donations, bequests and endowed funds for scholarships, memorials, and other special uses. A $100 donation will make you a LIFETIME MEMBER. Your membership is a commitment to quality education and counts as your first year of Honor Roll support. American Legion Auxiliary Anderson, Lucille (Harder) 39 Anderson, Milo 43 * Anderson, Virgil P. 40 * Andrews, Wilson E. 32 * Arends, Cheryl 64 * Armstrong, Carl 28 Armstrong, David M. 71 Armstrong, Don 39 Armstrong, Edwin 39 * Armstrong, Frances Armstrong, Frances (Noe) 32 Armstrong, Frances (Pearson) 59 * Armstrong, Howard 58 Armstrong, Jane Armstrong, William D. 39 Asmussen, Emmett 00 * Asmussen, Joyce Asmussen, Kelly 70 * Ausdemore, Kenneth 58 * Backman, Stanley F. 51 * Bainbridge, Kim (Von Minden) 75 * Bank of Dixon County Bauman, James J. 47 Beatty, Cinda K. (Brill) 72 Bennett, Gary 64 Bevelhymer, James A. 81 Bianchini, Corliss (Asmussen) 67 * Biggerstaff, Jim 49 * Binkard, William * Bird, Merle D. 54 * Birkley, Milo 45 Blackstock, Marti (Buhr) 79 Blatchford, Marilyn Blatchford, Paul Blecker, Lucille 24 Bloomfield, Dan Bloomfield, Linda Bobier, Robert 71 Boeshart, George E. 63 Bogard, Celia Bogard, Col. Earl C. Jr. Boock, Kathie (Kruse) 70 Book, Jeanene (Stallbaum) 54 Book, Kelven M. 75 Book, Kenton 76 * Book, Larry 53 Book, Tammy (Harder) 76 Boring, Clarice (Gibbs) 76 * Bossman, Harley * Bossman, Helen (Wendte) 33 Bossman, William 68 Bostwick, Sharon (Meyers) 62 Bostwick, Troy 82 * Bottorff, Clayton 44 Bottorff, Ron 66 Bourn, Don 80 Bousquet, Irene 39 Boyle, Patricia Bradley, Crystal (Asmussen) 78 Bradley, Georgia (Stroup) 51 Brennan, Delmar 39 Brennan, John C. 71 Brennan, Rebecca (Froseth) Brewer, Billie (Brown) 65 * Brondum, Virginia (Curry) 44 * Brown, William * Buettner, Clifford M. 36 * Buhl, Doris (Crosley) Burrell, Lindsay Calvert, Charlotte (Mahon) 39 Camburn, Idamae Watson (Jennison) 40 Carey, Thomas A. Carnell, Charles 68 Carnell, Dennis 66 Carnell, Nikki (Von Minden) 67 Carr, Donald 39 * Carter, George W. 37 Chappelle Post 117 American Legion Charlson, Melanie (Taylor) 87 Class of 1957 Clausen, Ann M. (Von Minden) 49 Coates, Amy Lee (Gibbs) 81 Conrad, Jenny (Meyers) 48 * Conrad, Kenneth 45 * Conrad, Leon 48 * Cook, Mark Cook s Country Store Cooper, Judith (Dunn) Crofoot, Maurice Crosgrove, Kent L. 82 Curry, Darrel G. 45 * Curry, David L. 59 Curry, Donald M. 53 * Curry, Florence (Ellis) * Curry, Gurn N. 50 Curry, Judy L. (McQuillen) 58 Curry, Phyllis E. (Gunderson) 57 Curry, Robert Gurn 75 * Curry, Roger 55 Curry, Rosalla (Rosie) Lowe 45 * Curry, Roy Curry Construction Curry, Steven S. 63 * Daniels, Ralph C. 31 Davey, Lawrence P. 77 Davey, John M. 76 Davey, Robert 86 * Delaval, Hazel (Merchant) 40 Decker, Colleen Decker, Jim * DeVries, Mary Jane (Conrad) 43 Dittman, Virgil 39 Doan, Kenneth 39 Dohma, Audrey (Bauman) 49 Dohma, Donald H. 39 Dohma, Jenna 07 Dohma, Joni A. (Curry) 77 * Dohma, Richard D. 76 Dohma, Ryan 01 Ehmke, Roger J. 62 Ehredt, Robin (Saxon) 82 Elms Health Care Center Eschenhaum, Clara 49 Evert, Kathy (Orison) 76 * Everton, Arlene * Fackelman, Robert H. 23 * Feeny, Margaret E. (Phares) 42 Fields, Orin C. 35 Fincher, Connie (Putman) 71 * Fleury, Myron 71 Fleury, Roger A. 74 * Fleury, Russ 41 Force, Robert W. 25 Foulks, Beth (Schram) 70 * Foulks, Caleb 73 * Fravel, Fred 57 Froseth, Douglas M. * Froseth, Lionel J. Froseth, Patricia J. Future Business Leaders of America Gehring, Joli Gehring, Mark Gibbs, B.J. 51 Gibbs, Howard W. Gibbs, Michael 70 Gleason, Dr. G. Dale 49 Hamann, Roxanne (Kruse) 72 New Lifetime & Memorial Members This Past Year Lifetime Members Undivided Musical Group Schweers, Christy (McManigal) Robinson, Brooke (Irby) 95 Brennan, Jill (Rush) 86 Peterson, Jon 89 Class of 1969 Boulay, Michaeleen (Lowe) 58 Stark, Tony Debates, Ginny (Kayl) 83 Stark, Anne (O neill) 76 McCormick, Bonnie (Knerl) 79 Gregg, Peggy Coates, Amy (Gibbs) 81 Lamprecht, Carol (Olson) 55 Wente, Dan 80 Lampracht, Wayne 56 Wente, Jim 81 Voss, Auby 69 Kock, Mary Anderson, Sharon Richards, Jennifer 07 Boyle, Duane Richards, Daniel 09 Davey, Richard P. 84 Memorial Members Anderson, Darold Weber, Patrick 87 Dohma, Donald 39 Hamar, Jamie (Bennett) 87 Hamar, Justin 87 Harder, David Ponca Auto, Inc. Harder, Janelle (Krause) 59 Harder, Teri (Hamar) 76 * Harison, Bonnie (Harder) 46 Harrington, Paula (Bourns) 63 * Hartnett, Alma Jean (Carter) 47 Harvey, Helen (McKinley) 33 Hassler, David Hassler, Francine (Davey) 82 Hatcher, Jacque * Hathaway, Ruth (Carr) * Havranek, Ruth Hayes, Kristie (Stewart) Hayes, Robert Heaton, Scott Hinds, Marcia Hoekstra, Kathryn (Froseth) * Hogan, Joanne (Verzani) 63 Hohenstein, R. H. 66 * Horse, Mary V. (Jacobs) 49 * Hull, Lorene (Bottorff) 37 Hurley, Cathy (Ryan) 73 * Hurley, Charles B. 39 Hurley, Dennis 73 Husen, Mary * Hutchings, Mary F. (Bevelhymer) 44 Iddings, Maxine (Rockwell) 35 Incremona, Carol (McKinley) 60 Irwin, Fr. Robert * Iverson, Virginia (Mikesell) 20 Jammer, Susan (Gibbs) 74 * Jennison, John H. 36 * Jennison, Margaret C. (Carr) 36 Jennison, Morris C. 38 Johnson, Dennis Johnson, Kevin * Johnson, Dr. Robert Kamrath, Elmer 42 Kastning, John 95 Kastning, Linda (McKinley) 64 Kayl, Daryl F. 31 * Kayl, Harold V. 57 * Keller, Virginia (Harison) 65 Keller Pharmacy * Kingsbury, C. M. 26 * Kingsbury, F. A. 39 * Kingsbury, F. R. 14 Kingsbury, Gwen (Heckens) 65 Kingsbury, James A. 63 * Kingsbury, John F. 65 Kingsbury, Myra Alley Kingsbury, Vernice J. * Klatt, Harold P. 39 Knerl, Andy 99 Knerl, Chris 01 Knerl, Daniel 97 * Knerl, Dr. Jeffrey 70 * Knerl, Jack 37 * Knerl, Jerry 39 Knerl, K. J. Knerl, Kathie (Gibbs) 71 * Knerl, Kelly 75 Knerl, Margaret Knerl, Molly 76 Knerl, Paige L. (Neill) 92 Knerl, Patricia * Knerl, Phil * Knerl, Robert 42 Koehn, Cherrie Ann (Bengston) 47 Koehn, Cherrie (Bengston) 49 * Kollbaum, Royce Kollbaum Garage Koeppe, Don G. 56 Koeppe, Doris E. (Bergerson) 59 Kramper, Julie (White) 78 Kramper, Phil Kramper, Zachary 08 Krause, Dan 78 * Kruse, Byron Gambles * Kruse, Dolores (Dunn) 48 Kully, Frances (Gleason) 39 Lahrs, Kenneth J. Lahrs Insurance Agency Lamprecht, Jodi (Beacom) 86 Lamprecht, Tim 87 Lane, David Lehman, Karen (Townsend) 59 Leigh, Carol (Taubert) 58 * Leigh, Stanley 54 Less, Gerhardt 39 Lindley, Lily (Douthitt) 39 Linster, Carl 39 Lockwood, Blair 71 Logue, Chris 93 * Logue, John * Logue, Robert 65 Logue, Terry 57 Logue, William (Bill) 60 Pearson, Dorothy (Bottorff) Anderson, Susan Gleason, Dale G. Logue, Willy Lowe, Betty R. (Malcom) 50 Lowe, Bill 82 Lowe, Bruce 81 Lowe, Kari Lowe, Karla Lowe, Phil 69 * Lowry, Catherine (Lowe) 26 Lukken, Julie (Mabeus) 70 Lukken, Randy 70 Lux, Mary Cory 27 Mabeus, Jeanne (Bottorff) 79 Mabeus, Kirk 77 Mahler, Mary Kay (Hurley) 62 Mahon, Marcia L. (Fleury) 79 * Mahler, Ron 65 Debron Sportswear * Makousky, Joseph Martin, Lynell J. (Froseth) 83 Masin, Sean Masin, Wendy * Mattison, George D. 39 * McCarthy, Dr. Frank D. 24 McCarthy, Jack 39 McCarthy, Suzette McClary, Gregg Dean 76 McCormick, Bonnie (Knerl) 79 McGill, Neil 39 McGill, Ron 69 McKinley, Kathryn J. 67 * McKinley, Margaret 31 * McKinley, Wilford 30 McManis, Cindy (Kingsbury) 72 McManis, Larry G. 72 * Mendenhall, Fern 30 Merritt, Jean (Pearson) 39 * Meyers, Richard R. 47 * Miille, Leo 28 * Milan, Lois (Butler) 22 Miller, Pauline Miller, Wilma Dixon Millie, Robert J. 45 * Mohr, Jr., Donald O. 44 Mohr Funeral Home Mohr, Marilyn C. (Schultz) 52 * Nagle, Kathleen (McQuillen) 20 Naylor, Faye E. (Von Minden) 43 Nazareth Home Knights of Columbus * Nazarenus, Eleanor L. * Neill, Diane A. (Carnell) 66 Nelson, Christy S. (Neill) 97 Nelson, Doug * Nelson, G. Bradley 72 Nelson, Gale (Miille) 37 Nelson, Larry W. 69 Nelson, Marchelle (Krause) 74 Nelson, Mary E. (Smith) 47 * Nguyen, Dr. Bang Tu Noe, G. Leslie Noll, Deb Northrup, Gertrude H. (Lowe) 27 O Brien, Marian (McQuillen) 33 O Neill, Deb (Jones) 75 O Neill, Joan O Neill, Joseph 75 O Neill, Samantha 04 Oldsen, Craig D. 66 * Oldsen, Heather L. (Craig) 66 Olsen, Ida (Gasser) 39 Olson, Bonnie (Gibbs) 42 * Olson, Lucy (Pearson) 24 * Pack, Donald 55 * Pack, Zeta (Hurley) 23 Partnership Solutions, Inc. * Pavlushik, Teresa (Walsh) 71 * Payne, Jeanine (Lund) 87 * Persinger, Mary E. Peterson, James M. 43 * Peterson, Jerry Peterson, John B. 49 * Peterson, Lawrence * Polkinghorn, Royce 51 * Ponca Alumni Association * Ponca Area Community Club Ponca Education Association Ponca High School Student Council * Ponca Historical Society Powers, Mardell (Curry) 47 Putman, Carl A. 53 * Putman, Dale 44 Putman, John H. 59 * Putman, Lucille (Miille) 32 * Putman, Virgil 28 * Rahn, Mary 38 Richards, Gary 80 Richards, Kari (Rush) 80 Rickett, Doug 81 Rinas, Michelle Rockwell, Elizabeth P. (Wellenstein) 42 Rockwell, William G. 43 Rohan, Dawn (Walsh) 00 Romanelli, Zona (Olson) 37 Rowland, Patricia (Carr) 46 Rush, Heidi (Schweers) 90 Rush, Jeffrey 88 Rush, John F. 48 * Rush, Karen (Lamprecht) 57 Rush, Mary E. 21 Russell, Doug 76 Russell, Karen Salem Lutheran Church * Saxon, Margaret (Havranek) 61 * Scheffel, Dr. A. B. 15 Scheffel, Gladys (Armbright) * Schoon, Beulah (Bauman) 40 Schweers, Steven J. 82 Schwiesow, Elmer Scollard, Gene 49 Shadbolt, Erma (Beckner) 39 Shanahan, Michael F. 44 Sitzman, Debbie Elmshauser Skaats, Mary (Christopherson) 39 Smith, David 08 Smith, Diane Smith, Clayton 39 Smith, Gary Smith, Jim 76 Smith, LaRae * Smithey, Wayne H. 40 * Snyder, Lawrence A. 26 Sprakel, Mari (Mackling) 97 * Sprugel, Lovice (Kingsbury) 43 * St. Joseph s Catholic Church Stanford, Marge (McQuillen) 60 Trading Post Market * Stanley, Charm 15 Stark, Ralph Stark, Thomas R. 65 Stenwell, Judy (Elliott) 65 Struhenberg, Donna * Sullivan, Geraldine (Stark) 42 * Sullivan, Mary E. (Wellenstein) 41 Sullivan, Nicholas 59 Swenson, Elizabeth A. (Froseth) 80 Taylor, Donny 71 Taylor, Gaylord F. * Teel, Mary Kay (Rakow) 62 Temple, Cletus J. * Temple, Marilyn Thompson, William * Tidemann, Bonnye (Heald) 42 Townsend, Lewis 58 Trizila, Marion I. (Stewart) 39 Trobaugh, Connie (Benson) Udey, Susan (Schwiesow) 69 Uthof, Ashley (Smith) 00 Uthof, Cindy Uthof, Darrel Uthof, Evan 01 Verzani, Francis Jean Volkman, Judy * Volkman, Richard Nebraska Journal-Leader * Von Minden, Harold 39 * Von Minden, Jan 65 Von Minden, Susan (Curry) 65 Voss, Gordon 45 Voss, Lois (Taubert) 50 Walsh, John Alfred 45 Walsh, Kim 05 * Walsh, Lawrence E. 44 Walsh, Mathew 02 Walsh, Nancy K. (McCabe) Walsh, Thomas E. 79 Watchorn, Betty R. (Foulks) 47 * Watchorn, David C. 65 * Watchorn, David R. 43 * Watchorn, Donald C. 44 Watchorn, Edward Watchorn, Virginia (Rush) 44 Waters, Mary Ann (Rockwell) 47 * Wellenstein, William 60 * Wendte-Nielsen, Clarice (Carr) 37 White, Murray 75 White, Pam (Conrad) 76 * Wickstrom, Jack H. 37 * Wickstrom, Lucille 18 Wilcox, Shirley M. (Fields) 39 Wineland, Phil * CHARTER MEMBERS Memorials Armstrong, Carl J. 28 Armstrong, Jane 39 Armstrong, Julee 66 Armstrong, Lyle Armstrong, Terry Backman, Evan Bauman, Albert 50 Bauman, Larry Beller, Frances (Velte) 29 Berens, Helen Bennett, Joanne 65 Bevelhymer, William C. 47 Birkley, Joy Blatchford, Mae Bloomquist, Dorothy (Malcom) 49 Book, Meryl 46 Bothe, Wanda (Fields) Bottorff, Clayton Bourns, Grace (Schenck) 26 Bousquet, Mary (Sullivan) 39 Buettner, Clarence L. 31 Butler, Arden N. (Polly) 18 Carnell, Bill 48 Carnell, Max 42 Memorials may be donated in the name of a loved one. They may be any amount, $100 or over. Conrad, Kenneth Crosley, Larry L. Crosley, Rose M. Curry, Donna Curry, Ethel Davey, Florence Davey, Francis Patrick Pat 54 Dillon, Norma Gibbs Dirato, Muriel (Carr) 42 Dixon, Mabel Motts Ehle, Dean 39 Elliott, Robert Fields, Harold V. Fields, Mary Ann 50 Fields, Orin C. Fields, Wendell Dutch 32 Finch, James R. Foley, Cheryl (Albrecht) 79 Fravel, Ethel L. Froseth, Alma E. Froseth, Arden Froseth, Lester G. Froseth, Patricia J. Gasser, Vernon George, Merless (Briney) 39 Gibbs,Byron Gibbs, Casper Gibbs, Geneva Gibbs, Ida Louisa 42 Gibbs, Ida Louise (Heidy) Gibbs, Maude Gibbs, William J. Sr. 42 Ginsberg, Joseph 25 Golden, John A. 63 Harder, Maude (Putman) 26 Harvey, Helen (McKinley) Heald, Donald Heenan, Jim 39 Heidy, Clara L. Husen, Steve Iverson, Buff 43 Jeffords, John L. 46 Jennison, Jack Jennison, Kit Jennison, Margaret (Carr) 36 Jones, Ruth (McKinley) 34 Kemper, Lyle Klatt, Stewart Knerl, Bonnie (Davey) Knerl, Jerry 39 Knerl, O.N. Knerl, Robert Kramper, Frances Krause, Clarence Kruse, Dolores (Dunn) 48 Lahrs, Kenneth Leigh, James D. 39 Logue, Florence (Hurley) 26 Lowe, Irene (Watchorn) 73 Lowe, Jack 45 Malcom, Lucille Malcom, Walter L. McClary, Dean E. McClary, Dorothy (Miille) 31 McKee, Robert L. 41 McKinley, Bill McKinley, Harold R. 23 McKinley, Harriette 33 Mendenhall, John 22 Meyers, Cecil Miller, Claire V. Neill, Allen Curt Nelson, Arden Nelson, Larry W. 69 Nolan, Jim 39 Olson, Marge (Pearson) Olson, Warren J. Pearson, Margaret (Lowe) 33 Pearson, Vincent Rip Peterson, Jeanne E. Peterson, Kim E. Peterson, Victoria (Carr) Putman, Harold E. 26 Putman, John Reed, Nadia Ann (Conrad) Rickett, Aubrey A. Rickett, Gayl Rockwell, Gertrude (Pletsch) 15 Rockwell, Robert Francis 39 Rush, Helen Rush, Kevin John 84 Ryan, Winona (Gibbs) 43 Saxon, G. Everett 26 Saxon, Rachel M. Schram, Ruth Pennington Schram, Samuel 67 Scollard, Erma Scollard, Pat 80 Schnittker, Frances (Miille) 39 Schram, Anson 39 Schultz, Mary Lou 50 Stammer, Amy Steinbrecher, Bob 70 Stewart, Augusta (Coolidge) Stratis, Anton J. Sydow, Ryan Tophoj, Michael E. 94 Townsend, Millard 18 Townsend, Neva Van Dusen, Grace Walsh, John Alfred 45 Walsh, Joseph Irving 49 Walsh, Lawrence Nobbe 44 Walsh, Mary Jane Watchorn, Walter W. Wendte, Jeanelle (Carter) Wendte, Tony 39 Wente, Frances Jean (Gilliland) 46 Wilcox, Shirley 39
7 Our On-Going Commitment HONOR ROLL OF DONORS The Honor Roll of Donors was initiated in 1993 to recognize people who give annually to the Foundation. The current year of giving is shown, followed in parenthesis by the number of years of consecutive giving. Donations for 2009 are accepted through the end of December and you need not be a member of the Foundation to make the Honor Roll. With on-going support from annual donors, the Foundation can make a significant impact on the quality of education in our school. Please join this very important Honor Roll of Donors by making a contribution in any amount. HONOR SOCIETY GOLD (Gifts of $1,000 or more) Wayne H. & Dorothy R. Smithey 09 (17) Ponca Improvement Club 09 Colonel Earl C. & Celia Bogard 09 (7) Robert & Pam Curry 10 (9) Steve Husen Family 10 (2) William & Sheila Enders 09 Helen Berens Estate 09 (2) Honor Roll (Gifts of $250 to $1000) Fran & Vernice Kingsbury 10 (18) Dr. Luther & Sarah Frerichs 09 (12) Kathryn J. McKinley 09 (17) James & Gwen Kingsbury 10 (9) Gary & Clarice Gibbs Boring 09 (3) David & Jane Armstrong 09 (3) Lionel Froseth 10 (18) Craig & Kathy Evert 09 (2) Ponca Area Community Club 10 (7) John & Karen Rush 10 (7) Dorothy Pearson Memorial 09 Dr. Jeff & Kathie Knerl 09 (17) John & Myra Kingsbury 10 (18) Dave & Fran Hassler 09 (13) Mark & Joli Gehring 09 (13) John & Helen Schweers 09 (3) Gill Hauling 09 (3) Dr. Dale Gleason 10 Shad & Brooke Robinson 09 P.E.O. Chapter DG 10 (5) Bank of Dixon County 10 (18) William Thompson 09 (4) Howard & Fran Armstrong 09 (9) Justin & Jamie Hamar 09 (6) Jeff & Heidi Rush 09 (13) Evan & Ashley Uthof 09 (4) David Lane 09 Committee For Kids 09 P.H.S. Student Council 10 (2) Blair & Lindsey Lockwood 09 (13) Randy J. Lukken 09 (11) Dr. Phil & Julie Kramper 10 (10) Honor Roll SILVER (Gifts of $100 to $250) Clarice Wendte Nielsen 09 (14) James Brennan 10 (11) JoAnn Brennan 10 (11) Gary Bennett 10 (5) Kim Peterson Memorial 09 Samantha O Neill 09 Phil & Jan Wineland 09 (6) Mike Brennan 10 (6) Terry Logue 09 (11) Larry & Doris Buhl 09 (17) Kenton & Tammy Book 09 (10) Cheryl Arends 09 (17) Harold & Darlene Von Minden 09 (14) Dave & Paula Harrington 09 (15) Bonnye Tidemann 09 (14) Amy Coates 09 Mary Armstrong 09 James M. Peterson 10 (18) Doug & Elizabeth Swenson 10 (11) William & Betty Rockwell 09 (7) Margaret Knerl 09 (17) Rebecca & Bill Brennan 10 (11) Kirk & Jeanne Mabeus 10 Susan Anderson Memorial 09 John Kastning 10 (2) Bruce Lowe 09 (3) Jim & Darlene Biggerstaff 08 (3) Doug & Genie Froseth 10 (11) Lynell & Randy Martin 10 (11) Lovice Sprugel 09 (11) Roger & Sharon Bostwick 09 (3) Nancy Dunn 09 (9) Robert Davey 09 David Lane 09 Tom & Nancy Walsh 10 (16) Dan & Deb Krause 09 (10) Stan & Carol Leigh 10 (18) Suzette McArthy 09 (4) Brian & Lindsay Burrell 09 (4) Robert & Kristie Hayes 09 (2) Phil & Patricia Knerl 09 (15) BRONZE Honor Roll (Gifts of less than $100) Cindy Beatty 09 (10) Linda Kastning 09 (17) Pauline Miille 10 (8) Class of (2) Russ & Carol Curry 10 DJ Smith 10 Marion L. Trizila 09 (16) Joseph & Carol Incremona 09 (14) Gary & Sue Iverson 09 Bonnie Gibbs Olson 09 (17) Peggy Gregg 09 Clayton Bottorff Family 09 (2) Byron Kruse 09 (56) Kathryn & Chuck Hoekstra 10 (12) Michael & Shirley Shanahan 09 (4) Karen Townsend Lehman 09 (7) Richard Davey 09 Martha Albrecht 09 (9) Scott & Tami Debates 09 (2) Chris & Tami Logue 09 (2) Col. Brad & Neta Lowe 09 (2) Darrel & Cindy Uthof 09 (2) Tim & Jodi Lamprecht 10 (2) Diane Neill 10 (14) Phil & Kari Lowe 09 (8) Richard & Joni Dohma 09 (17) Steve & Christy Schweers 09 Dan Richards 09 Jennifer Richards 09 PHS FBLA 10 (2) Tony & Anne Stark 10 (2) Aub & Ruth Voss 09 Dan Wente 09 Jim & Diane Smith 09 (2) James Wente 09 Michaeleen Boulay 09 Jeff & Kim Bainbridge 09 (17) Tommy & Jill Brennan 09 Jean E. Peterson Hohn 10 (8) Undivided Musical Group 09 (1) Class of Class of Bonnie McCormick 09 Sharon Anderson 09 Don & Audrey Dohma 09 Craig & Heather Oldsen 09 (17) Wayne & Carol Lamprecht 09 Duane & Patricia Boyle 10 (13) Mary Kock 09 Jon Peterson 09 Amy Massey 09 (3) Lowell & Connie Fincher 10 Jeff Taylor Memorial 10 Doug & Christina Luebe 09 Dennis & Nikki Carnell 09 (10) Morris Jennison 09 Don & Doris Koeppe 09 Ponca Rodeo Assoc. 10
8 Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc. Financial Support Totals for the 2010 Award Year: Endowed Scholarships Total... $11, Annual Cash Scholarships Total... 6, Renewable Scholarships Total... 1, *Reallocated Scholarships Total... 1, *Scholarship Sub Total... $18, Special Use Endowed Award Sub Total...$1, Special Use Endowed Moratorium Funds...$3, Special Use Total...$5, *2010 Awards Grand Total...$24, *does not include reallocated amounts Endowed Foundation Funds General Scholarship Endowment May, $30, Interest is given annually for the Foundation s scholarship. Special Use Endowment May, $12, This endowment will be used to finance special projects submitted by school personnel. Teachers Grant Endowment May, $11, Awards from this endowment enable teachers to fund classroom projects or receive training that will directly benefit our students. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Stan Leigh, President Lionel J. Froseth, Vice President Richard Dohma, Treasurer Nancy Walsh, Secretary Francine Hassler Julie Kramper Randy J. Lukken Cletus J. Temple William F. Thompson Ashley Uthof MEMBERSHIP & FUND RAISING Bruce Lowe, Chairperson Leon Conrad Russell Fleury John Kingsbury Randy Lukken Foundation Total Assets: May 2010 $537, Special Recognition The Board wishes to recognize and thank longtime director, Phil Wineland, for his many years of service to the Foundation. Joining the Board of Directors in 1997 as superintendent of Ponca School, we have appreciated and benefited from Phil s insight into the needs of the school district and his assistance with the publishing of our annual brochure. Though Phil is stepping down from the Board of Directors, he will remain active with the P.C.E.F. as a member for the Scholarship Selection Committee. The Foundation is fortunate to have so many people dedicated to quality education. We thank everyone who helps in our success. Board of Directors SCHOLARSHIP SELECTION Francine Hassler, Non-Voting Chairperson Kim Bainbridge Doris Buhl Colleen Decker Linda Kastning Phil Wineland GUIDELINES & ACCEPTANCE Lionel J. Froseth, Chairperson Dennis Hurley Virginia Keller Stan Leigh Cletus J. Temple (DETACH HERE) PONCA COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC. P.O. Box 568 Ponca, Nebraska Phone Please give your support in any amount and become a 2010 Honor Roll Donor. Lifetime Membership ($100) General Endowed Scholarship Special Use Endowment Emergency Student Help Fund Teachers Endowment Grant Building Fund School Project Endowment General Fund TOTAL DONATION NAME ADDRESS CITY/STATE ZIP ALUMNI YES NO YEAR OF GRADUATION Our Mission The mission of the Ponca Community Educational Foundation, Inc. is to devote itself exclusively to the improvement and promotion of educational programs within the Ponca Public School District. Memorial memberships are available for a minimum of $100. Please complete: Donating $ in memory of. Establish your own endowment for scholarship or special use with a minimum of $3000. Contact one of the directors for information. All-School Reunion: August 7, 2010 Foundation Annual Meeting: January 18, 2011, 10:00 A.M.