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BCEF to award $18,000 in scholarships to 2021 BHS grads.

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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 sponsors for 2020-21:

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


BIS Art on Main Artwork Installed


Art on Main, the new collaborative effort of the Batesville Community Education Foundation and two of its corporate sponsors to display BCSC students’ artwork downtown, moves onward, as the BPS mural was swapped out in December with a design by BIS 5th grader, Howard Hund.

To read more about our exciting new project, Art on Main, and Howard’s artwork, click here.



Alumni Spotlight

James Kranewitter-Call, BHS Class of 2011

Check out our next installment of Alumni Spotlight, as we catch up with James Kranewitter-Call from the Class of 2011 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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