2018 WHS.CC Laptop Program

2018 WHS.CC Laptop Program

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 03:50
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Overall Goal - $21,500.00 

Collected as of 05.21.18 - $28,093.74

% of Goal Obtained - 130.67%

TOTAL $$ SINCE SPRING 2000
WHS.CC SCHOLARSHIP FUND - $200,199.32

Chromebook Laptops

"THE RUNNING TALLY"
(as of 05.21.18)

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110.2 of 84 LAPTOPS OVERALL

Surplus will carry over to Class of 2019! 

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WHS CLASS CONTRIBUTIONS:

1955 - Fred McLean $50, Class Treasurer $100, Gladys McGillicuddy $50, Donald Roll $100, Almetta Iverson $200

1959 -  Karen Rector $125, Marvel (Allan) McLean $50, Jack Potucek $50

1960 - Class Treasurer $250

1963 - Anonymous $25

1965 - Anonymous $125

1967 - Brenda & Charles Wallace $200

1966 - Cindy (Deschaine) Adams $50

1969 - Jenifer (Davis) Howard $50, Debra (Deschaine) Kimball $25, Marta (Seimers) Rohrback $25, Curtis & Sharon Tryon Watkins $25

1970 - Class Treasurer $25

1971 - Daryl Heasty $100, Class of '71 $250, Jeannie Murray $25, Anonymous $25

1972 - Anonymous $125, Sue Denny $25, Class Treasurer $250, Anonymous $500

1973 - John "Duke" Cochran - $50, Jeff McGovern $84

1974 - Rod Lewallen $25

1975 - Class Treasurer - $100

1976 - Class Treasurer - $100

1977 - Joyce Robinson $50, Debbie Norris $25

1978 - Larry Norris $25

1983 - Garrison Hullinger $300

1994 - Jeff Dry $50

1995 - Class Treasurer $120, Kip Etter $50

1996 - Class Treasurer $217.59

1998 - Tessa Stewart $50, Billy Black $50, Chris Macias $100 (Macias Capital Holdings), Christa Settle $10, Ryan Cochran $50

2002 - Jarin McGovern $83

2004 - Brady Norris $500

2005 - Katie Ford $325

2006 - Julie McGovern $83, Kacie Brown $100

2012 - Taylan Ybarra $100

2015 - Jade Dry $20.15

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS:

(Cassandra Heasty-Smith '85, Mary Heasty-Mericle '87, Gem Heasty-Watts '90) In Memory of Carolyn Heasty (1962) $250 
(Judy Cole Goodrum '60) In Memory of Bob Goodrum (1959) $100
(Courtney Goodrum 2007) In Memory of Bob Goodrum (1959) $150
(Bonni Ledesma 2000) In Memory of Frank & Ethel Zeka $500
(The Bertrand Family) In Memory of Matt Bertand $500
(Cheryl Hinshaw) In Memory of Richard Hinshaw  $250
(Class of 71) In Memory of Kay Bigler $25
(Class of 74) In Memory of Luke Crittenden $25
(Diana Allton Frazier '78) In Memory of Donna Craig Raschke '78' $350
(Funeral Memorial) In Memory of William Norris $710
(Funeral Memorial) In Memory of Carley Moberg $1,555

ADVERTISER/BUSINESS CONTRIBUTIONS:

Impact Bank ($600), KOA ($300), Security State Bank ($550), Bank of Commerce ($800), Home Town Sales/Lease ($300), El Chile Verde ($550), Sumner Communications ($500), Shimer Dance & Gym ($250), Wellington Animal Clinic ($300), Kansas All-Star Scholars Fund ($900), Pfalzgraf & Dierking Title Co. LLC ($200), Cornejo/Day Funeral Home & Crematory ($300), The Gold Corner ($300) Theurer Auction/Realty, LLC ($300), Manila Liquor ($250). Vince Erwin Glass ($300) Sunflower Custom T's ($250)

ANONYMOUS CONTRIBUTIONS (GENERAL):

Contribution - $2600 (Anonymous)
Contribution - $  250 (Anonymous)
Contribution - $  250 (Anonymous)

CONTRIBUTIONS (GENERAL):

Contribution - $250 - (Jackie L. Berryman)
Contribution - $250 - (Leslie Walker, Tally Van Zant, Cathy Bacon, Michele Baker, Stacy Lyles)
Contribution -   $50 - (Debbie Phipps)
Contribution - $300 - (City of Mayfield, Ks)
Contribution - $250 - (Sumner Cowley Electric Employees Organization) a.k.a. Clete Rains '72, Coni Fair Adams '90, Richard Mitchell, Stacy Simpson Wiley '85, Jennifer Cochran Milner '84, Edwin Amrein, Mitch McComb '87, Jordan Creed, Cayenne Rains Wagoner '03, Leah Drouhard, Jennifer Lintecum '00, and Jared McIntire)
Contribution - $20 - (Donna Fauser)
Contribution - $50 - (Elaine Christie)
Contribution - $200 (Pat & Judi Fink) In honor of WHS Girls Tennis Team, Volleyball Team, Girls Basketball Team & Softball Team
Contribution - $40 (Goodrum Health Enterprises)
Contribution - $250 (Josh Sturgis)
Contribution - $24 (Keith Finley Crazy Burger Sales Promotion @ the DORE)
Contribution - $250 (Dr. Mark Whitener, USD 353 Superintendent)

PO FAM LOTTO CLUB MEMBERS:

Kelly Barkley ($5), Ann Barkley ($5), Nelly Kirkwood ($5), Joyce Robinson ($5), Sarah House ($5), David House ($5), Judi Fink ($25), Rick Clift ($10), Lisa Gonzales ($5), Marsha Fraas ($10), Vickie Lawless ($25), Larry Mangan ($10), Leanne Mangan ($10), Rose Miller ($20), Vickie Ricke ($10), Harry Ricke ($10), Peggy Sandell ($10), Jim Sandell ($10), Vicky Phipps ($10), Rylan Zimmerman ($5), Jennifer Milner ($5), Lisa Riggs ($5), Karen Herrington ($5), Lesia Witmer ($5), Tammy Bradbury ($10), Caleb Bradbury ($10), Mikala Bradbury ($10), Rick Stewart ($12.50), Brenda Stewart ($12.50), Nathan Bradbury ($10), Sarah Bradbury ($10), Preston Carroll ($10), Mitzi Carroll ($10), Heath Carroll ($10), Kayla Carroll ($10), Ethan Carroll ($10), Shawna McNamara ($5), Cindy Daniels ($5), Morgan Miller ($5), Pearl Daniels ($5), Hazel Krueger ($5), Tim Gonzales ($5), Jim Brawley ($10), Terry Brawley ($10), Shawn Worley ($5), Jennifer Worley ($5), Gennifer Osborne Winger ($5), Patti Wedel Zeka ($5), Rick Roitman ($62.50), Jo Roitman ($62.50), Carmen Hatfield ($62.50), Adam Hatfield ($62.50), Vera Warren ($25), Todd Middleton ($15), Melissa Moberg-Geubelle ($5), Mike Geubelle ($5), Lupe Vaughan ($10), Jenifer Howard ($25), Christie Crews ($5), Connie Carson ($5) Cathy Sheets ($25), Peggy Gilmore ($25)

WEIGHT-LOSS FUNDRAISER (1.20.18 thru 3.10.18):

Final Weigh-In was March 9th! The group lost 116 lbs. between them and earned $863.00 in pledges!!!! 

Jeff DeJarnett - Shawn DeJarnett $50, Brigitee DeJarnett $50, Bob DeJarnett $25
Steve Sturgis - Shawn DeJarnett $50, Alda Boyd $25, Valerie Ledesma $21, Colby & Anne Zeka $21
Wes Smith - Almetta Iverson $14, Billy Marshall $70, Lisa Smith $20, David Tadessa $20
Shelley Hansel - Colby & Anne Zeka $13, Judi & Pat Fink $50, Christa Jones $113
Jeff Dry - Jade Dry $20, April Dry $30
Andi Dry - Jade Dry $22, April Dry $35, Rane Case $10
Brian Aufdengarten - Sharon Aufdengarten $69, Melissa Pape $123, Diana Aufdengarten $23

LAPTOP LUNCHEON (3.11.18):

Profits - $1,400.00

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THANK YOU CRUSADERS!
THANK YOU EVERYONE!

Read on for more details!

ATTENTION ALUMS and ALL!  There are 84 eligible seniors for laptops this school year (up from originally reported 83) which is very exciting - we have our work cut out for us for sure! We gave away a record 57 last Spring, the first time in 13 years all that were eligible received one. (See below for eligibility requirements) The hope was to continue that new tradition of "all" - it's going to be tough though. At any rate, anyone that would like to be a part of a program where "EVERY" penny that comes in goes back to the upcoming WHS Graduating Class, this is your program! We are off to a marvelous start, the generosity has been awesome and we are on our way to 84! You can help too, if everyone pitches in a little, the end result is a lot! Donations are tax-deductible - please consider writing out a check to:

"Wellington Community Foundation" and on the memo line write, "WHS-CC Scholarships" and mail it to: WHS.CC Scholarships, c/o Steve Sturgis, PO Box 556, Wellington, KS 67152-0556. All monies received will go towards the "84"!

Watch here for frequent updates about this year's LAPTOP FUND** for the seniors...also be thinking about joining me beginning later this month in a 7 week, "Weight-Loss" Fundraiser Event...we haven't done that for 6 years and a quick glance in the mirror was all I needed to know the time has come again!  Details about and Pledge Sheets for the weight-loss fundraiser for laptops are posted (left hand column - any page this site!) - first weigh-in was Saturday, Jan. 20th! We have 7 folks GOING FOR IT!! As a group, they weighed 1,948 lbs.

Above, we will keep you updated regularly as to where we are in the process and where we still need to be - as I mentioned, an unbelievable start! Other events are being planned for the LAPTOP FUND as well, so watch for those! Keep thinking "84", "84", "84", "84"....you get the gist! 

**In the event, eligible seniors outnumber available laptops come May, as we've done in the past, myself and others will determine (out of the 84 that are eligible) who the recipients will be. (based on numerous things, including grades, ACT scores, references, participation in extra-curricular activities, etc.) That is not a fun process at all - we don't want to leave anyone out - the goal is 84 and by golly, we're going to do it!

TO BE ELIGIBLE - the requirements for eligibility are relatively simple - complete and turn in the LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION forms to the Guidance Office by their deadline, which this school year was Dec. 15th. We are happy to report that "84" seniors did just that, now let's take care of business on this end! Thank you for helping out - it's what Crusaders do and there is no better way to model that than by example! You are greatly appreciated!

NOTE: The price of the laptops we purchase can vary "some" from year to year - we do secure them now from a corporation in Chicago that works with "non-profits" like the "Wellington Community Foundation". I know in the past we haven't had to pay Federal Tax nor shipping (at least not all the time). The estimate per laptop, keeping those two aforementioned variables in mind, is about $250.00. Any overages in the end (and what a great situation that would be, actually making the GOAL!!!), will carry over and be applied to the Class of 2019 Laptop Fund. I do not anticipate significant, if even any overages though, we have a lofty goal to achieve!! :)

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