Franklin High School Educational Foundation

All About Our 2024 Awards

Pictured here are the winners of the prestigious Tenner-Wright award, our Foundation’s award for the top six students. The top 3 students will have the Foundation’s financial support for all four years that they attend college and the other 3 will have the Foundation’s financial support for two of their college years. From left to

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Foundation Suitcase Drive a Success!

In addition to presenting the Franklin High School graduating seniors with financial awards that help them meet their college expenses, the Franklin High School Educational Foundation loves to find other creative ways to support Franklin’s college-bound students. This time, the Foundation came up with the clever idea of collecting suitcases to give to the students

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Foundation Awards to 2024

At an awards assembly on May 29th, the Foundation was able to award a total of $197,400 to approximately 154 students in the graduating class of 2024. Each financial award was at least $600, up to $1,400. It made for some very happy students!

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Our Foundation Has a Suitcase Drive

Most anybody with a connection to Franklin High School knows of Mr. Jack Wright. He is a former College Counselor at Franklin and one of our Foundation’s co-founders. Almost unbelievably, at 86 years old Mr. Wright is more energetic than ever and he is still working to support the students at Franklin High School! This

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2023 AWARDS – $184,400!

The Franklin High School Educational Foundation was fortunate enough this year to be able to grant $184,400 to Franklin’s graduating seniors that are bound for college. The joyous ceremony was held on May 23rd and the students celebrated — all that money made them very happy! Our co-founder Mr. Jack Wright poses with the happy

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OUR BOARD CELEBRATES!

Even during these times of the Covid-19 pandemic, the members of our Board still managed to show their indomitable spirit with an exciting birthday celebration for our co-founder Jack Wright. We did the traditional pandemic “drive-by” acknowledgment of this momentous occasion and ended it with this wonderful photo op. The Board would also like to share that

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OUR FIRST ONLINE DONATION COMES FROM A PANTHER LIVING IN AUSTRALIA

Currently residing in Australia, Panther Louise Woo says, “You never know where life might take you, but with a good education you can go everywhere.” We love that! She made a donation in honor of Mr. Don Palus saying, “Mr. Palus was one of my most influential teachers. So glad to see a scholarship in his honor!” Louise sent us a wonderful email, which we would like to share with you:I’m very pleased to be the first PayPal donor to FEF. I’m a little surprised FEF hasn’t gone digital sooner.

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2019 AWARDS CEREMONY

On May 21, 2019, the Franklin Educational Foundation awarded 154 students “lifetime loans” in the total amount of $177,000!! This means that over half of the graduating class received awards. These Franklin students were very happy that they are going to get help with paying their college expenses.

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