Tag Archives: Clubs and Activities

Grant Spotlight: History Honor Society

October 3, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Inductions for the Thomas Jefferson History Honor Society took place on the afternoon of Wednesday, October 3rd.  Matt McGuire, the society’s sponsor, arranged for Dr. Johanna Neuman to address the group in the 3rd floor forum.  Dr. Neuman recently published Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites Who Fought for Women’s Right to Vote and is currently a […]

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Grant Spotlight: ODUMUN

February 20, 2018 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Governor School Model UN returned victorious once again from their winter conference.  The team traveled to the Norfolk Sheraton Waterside from February 15th to the 18th to compete in the Old Dominion University Model United Nations Conference.  Over 2000 students were in attendance.  Team members participated in various committees focusing on a range of topics: disarmament, humanitarian […]

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Grant Spotlight: Princeton Model Congress

November 21, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

With help from the Foundation, the Model Congress Club attended this year’s Princeton Model Congress in Washington, DC.  Princeton Model Congress is the oldest model congress in America and attracts around 1000 participants from across the country.  Over the course of a long weekend, high school students simulate all three branches of the Federal Government […]

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Grant Spotlight: Future Problem Solvers

June 12, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

Six MLWGS students along with sponsor, Celie Boswell, competed in the Future Problem Solvers International Competition (FPSIC) in LaCrosse, Wisconsin from June 8 to June 11, 2017.  See the school’s great write-up about their experience here.  The Foundation was happy to help offset costs for this trip as part of our commitment to funding clubs […]

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Grant Spotlight: Clubs & Activities

May 30, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Spotlight - Grants

One of our categories for enhancement grant funding is clubs and activities, which this fiscal year included $20,000 for related grants.  Those included: The Peer Mentors trip to the National Museum of African American History in DC The Model Congress trip to Princeton Model Congress in DC The Forensics & Debate team’s trip to Nationals […]

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