2019 Andy Koors Legacy Fund Recipients Report on Austria Experience

Our two sponsorship recipients, Casey Werner and Charlie Laymon, had the time of their life in Austria this summer.

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The Batesville Community Education Foundation benefits Batesville through engaging yet practical school programs that go beyond the basics.

BCEF was established to provide additional funding for innovative learning opportunities that go beyond the basics in academics, athletics, and the arts in the Batesville public schools, enhancing the educational environment for all students. Read more.

Support for our programs is provided, in part, by our corporate sponsors.

Thank you to our top three sponsors for 2019-20:

For a list of all of our generous corporate sponsors, click here.

Special Projects

Thank you for donating to our Annual Campaign


Thank you to everyone who donated to our 2019 Annual Campaign. The BCEF Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the foundation will be donating $15,000 to the Batesville Community School Corporation this fall for expanded flexible learning spaces at Batesville Middle School. This donation brings our total giving on this projects so far to $65,000.  More details to come.

Alumni Spotlight

Tim Smith - Class of 1977

Check out our next installment of Alumni Spotlight, as we catch up with Tim Smith, BHS Class of 1977, an award-winning TV meteorologist. Read about Tim here.


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How Public Schools Are Funded

How Public Schools Are Funded

How BCEF Benefits Batesville

Stretching the dollars as far as they can go, the schools have little left for unique opportunities such as practical, hands-on experiences and real-world exploration. This is where BCEF steps in, funding programs like the cutting-edge flexible learning spaces initiative and equipment for the popular and effective Project Lead the Way engineering courses. Continue reading.

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