Current Grant Committee Members
The committee is a group of citizens from Douglas county that have volunteered to serve or have been appointed by the Chairman or BOD. All of them have experience in leadership roles from various organizations and/or other Board experience. They review each application and vote to approve or decline the application according to Foundation rules and Bylaws. Then the chairman will document the decision and submit the committee recommendation with the application to the Foundation BOD for final the final decision at each quarterly meeting.
Candidates are informed of the results immediately after each quarterly meeting.
Kate Watson (Chairman)
Current Tuscola High School Senior Scholarships
The Foundation annually oversees, administers and awards several college scholarships totaling over $10,000 to qualifying Tuscola High School seniors. Guidelines are in accordance with each scholarship’s criteria for eligibility by merit and need. Current board member Vice President, Kathryn Clapper oversees the process working closely with the High School’s administration and personnel.
Current scholarships awarded include:
Tuscola Community Foundation
Doug McCumber Family
Dr. Dana Mattix Memorial
Harley & Doris Helm Memorial
Harriet Bell Memorial
Ray Wulliman Memorial
Rutan Family Memorial
Tommy K. Martin Memorial
Tuscola Educational Foundation Fund
The Foundation’s scholarships are awarded each year at the Honors Day Convocation at Tuscola Community High School.
Past Board Members
Father Joe Ring
Reverend Ken Roedder