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2019 Andy Koors Study Abroad Reports

As part of our new Andy Koors Legacy Fund program, two BHS rising seniors who have been selected to study abroad during the summer through the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language are each awarded $2500 toward their program …

Bulldog Center Memorial Installed

 

 

The BCEF Bulldog Center is now complete! On May 15, BCEF held an Open House and formally unveiled our new memorial dedicated to Herr Andy Koors and Mary C. Horstman.

We would like to express our appreciation to …

BCEF Holds First BHS Job Fair and Workforce Roundtable

 

Our first Bulldog Connections day was held on May 2 at BHS.  As a service to the local businesses that sponsor BCEF through an annual donation, we started the day with a breakfast roundtable to discuss workforce needs and …

Spring 2019 Grants Awarded

Our 2019 spring grants have been awarded, with total funds awarded equalling $5,000. Arts, athletics, and academics— plus all four schools involved…there’s something for everyone!

  • $1,300 to Mike Weiler and the Batesville Bulldog Archery Club to purchase four bow cases

BCEF Bulldog Center Update

The new BCEF Bulldog Center, a multi-purpose, flexible space at Batesville High School, will hopefully be complete by early May when a Bulldog memorial, commissioned by BCEF, is installed and dedicated. With signage already in place on the outside wall …

2019 Andy Koors Study Abroad Sponsorship Recipients Named

BCEF is pleased to announce that the 2019 recipients have been selected for a sponsorship program which assists Batesville High School (BHS) students who want to study abroad during high school.BHS students Charles Laymon and Casey Werner were chosen to …

BIS Third Grade Students Thank BCEF

BCEF received a packet of hand-written thank you notes from BIS third grade teacher Peggy Lyness and her students, telling us how much they appreciated the flexible learning space items purchased with our recent $30,000 donation to BPS and BIS.…

Fall 2018 Grants Awarded

A total of $5,000 was awarded by the Batesville Community Education Foundation in December of 2018 for these three grants:

BIS will be expanding its music curriculum to include learning the ukulele with a grant from BCEF. Thirty new ukuleles …

New BCEF Bulldog Center to Open at BHS

A new flexible space is coming to BHS, thanks in part to two separate donations from BCEF.  A funding partnership between BCEF and BCSC will convert the old BHS wrestling room into the BCEF Bulldog Center, a multi-purpose space for