Volunteer mentors needed to answer questions about careers from BHS students.
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 2021-22:
For a list of all of our generous corporate sponsors, click here.
BHS alumnus Connor Kelley share about his current business pursuits. Read all about what he’s been up to in our most recent Alumni Spotlight.
With the establishment of our new Bobbie Brandes Legacy Fund, our annual grants budget has expanded by an additional $1,000 a year. Read about our past grants here.
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.