BCEF Supports 11 BHS Students for Study Abroad in 2024

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has donated $3,000 to the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Language (IUHPFL) from its Andy Koors Legacy Fund to support 11 Batesville High School (BHS) students who are studying abroad this summer, announced …

Fall Grants Awarded

At the December BCEF board meeting, the following grants were selected for funding this semester:

  • Just over $2,000 was awarded to Batesville Middle School for the purchase of a new Bulldog mascot costume. The athletic department and school counselors plan

BCEF Receives $130,000 in Grants from Hillenbrand Foundations

The Batesville Community Education Foundation (BCEF) has recently received grants totaling $130,000 from two Hillenbrand foundations toward the construction of an outdoor learning complex at Batesville Primary School (BPS).  The additional funding provides BCEF with a greater capacity to complete …

BCEF Grant Supplements Reading at BIS

Thanks to a BCEF classroom grant, Batesville Intermediate School third graders were able to expand their understanding of reading and language arts units. Items purchased augmented units in astronomy, classic tales, nature study, taxonomy, the human body, and colonial America, …

2023 Scholarship Recipients Named

BCEF is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 scholarships to Batesville High School (BHS) graduates. These scholarship awards totaled $31,500. Scholarship recipients are chosen by a committee of individuals that consists of two BCEF board members, the BHS …

BCEF Hosts 2023 Workforce Roundtable and Job Fair at BHS

Thank you to the 12 BCEF sponsors who participated in some way in our workforce roundtable and job fair with high school students at BHS on April 27.

Representatives from the attending businesses had the opportunity to share with BCSC …

2023 Spring Grants Announced

BCEF is pleased to announce the recipients of its spring grants to the Batesville Community School Corporation (BCSC). This biannual program by BCEF allows up to $5,000 to be awarded each fall and spring to projects selected by a committee …