By BARB SMOLEN
Executive Director, Warsaw Education Foundation
The Warsaw Education Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that champions academic innovation and excellence in Warsaw Community Schools, is hosting the Annual Community Quiz Bowl fund-raiser 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at the WCHS Tiger Den.
Competing are 49 teams from area businesses and organizations. Each five-person team will cooperatively formulate one answer to each question from this year’s Quiz Bowl categories, academics, 2014 year in review, Presidential History and luck of the Irish. Lake City Bank will be sponsoring “Halftime” refreshments and Maple Leaf Farms is our Valedictorian Level sponsor. Honor Roll level sponsors include Biomet, Louis Dreyfus, Esther Pfleiderer Charitable Trust, Warsaw Morning Optimist Club, and Todd and Pam Weingart.
All attendees at this year’s Quiz Bowl will have a unique opportunity to support WEF. Individual donations will be solicited for one Red Apple Grant request, math materials for 1st graders at Madison Elementary School. Visit the WEF website, www.warsaweducationfoundation.org, if you would like to donate to this challenge.
The Warsaw Education Foundation provides funding, through community support, to advance enrichment opportunities, innovative and inventive teaching, and academic exploration in Warsaw Community Schools. Through the Red Apple Grants program, the Foundation awards grants to WCS teachers for creative classroom projects. The Foundation also provides funds for Annual Chess Tournaments, N.E.W. Opportunities Workshop for Women, WCS Summer Enrichment program scholarships and Partners in Education business/school partnership. The Foundation recognizes academic excellence through programs such as the annual High School Academic Reception and Teacher of the Year community billboards.
We invite the community to join us at this year’s Community Quiz Bowl. Visit our website at www.WarsawEducationFoundation.org for information about the Foundation and the Community Quiz Bowl. You may also contact us via email at [email protected] or phone Executive Director, Barb Smolen at (574) 371-5098, ext. 2410.