FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT
ST. CHARLES COMMUNIT Y COLLEGE
Transforming Lives & Strengthening Communities Keeping education affordable.......................... 4-5 Teaching and learning enhanced................... 6-7 Funding grows...................................................... 8-9 Graduates today, leaders of tomorrow........10-11 SCC Foundation leadership........................... 12-13 Thank you........................................................... 14-15 SCC employees make a difference.............. 16-17
â€œThank you to all of the generous supporters of the SCC Foundation! Your investment enables students to reach their goals and helps them to be successful members of our community.â€? - Scott Liebel, P.E., PMP, supervising engineer at Ameren Missouri and president-elect of the SCC Foundation Board
Events.........................................................................18 Ways to give..............................................................19 The St. Charles Community College Foundation, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, enhances learning environments for thousands of students each year through scholarship awards, academic and program enhancements and community outreach.
Keeping education affordable Arnie Stanek Graduate GED/HSE Scholarship is making a difference
SIBLINGS INSPIRED BY MOM’S PASSION rnoldine (Arnie) Stanek believed deeply in the transformative power of education, and she was living proof of it. As the only one out of 13 siblings to complete high school, Arnie understood the many challenges students face and the importance of an encouraging word. In her work at SCC she became a champion for students preparing for the GED test (now the High School Equivalency) and faithfully served for more than a decade, growing what is now the Adult Education and Literacy Department. She started as secretary, earned her master’s degree and worked her way to associate dean. Family also was important to Arnie. Her successful career was simultaneous with raising three girls and one boy, and it came on the heels of their travel during her husband’s career in the Army and work following his service.
CHRISTINE STANEK MCDONALD “Our mom believed that all people should be able to get a college education, and she was especially empathetic to those students getting a GED.” Pictured: Christine Stanek McDonald (right), her dad Ed Stanek on her left, and siblings (right to left) Laura Ringhofer, Karla Kurtz and Matt Stanek. 4
When cancer took Arnie’s life in 1998, her family established a scholarship in her name, and a tree was planted on campus in her memory. Nearly 20 years later, Arnie’s passion to assist and encourage students lives on.
All four of her children followed in her footsteps, pursued college degrees, marriage, family and successful careers of their own. “Our mom thought you should be your own person and find your own way,” said Karla Kurtz, Arnie’s daughter. “That’s why our family is committed to helping others do the same.”
Because of the Stanek family and people like you, Kathy will be the first in her family to get a college education. The scholarship is making it possible for her to pursue a better life for herself and her family. Growing up as the eighth child out of 10, Kathy said her dreams were never big because her parents did not read or write, much less have a college education. When she moved from Mexico to the United States, she wanted to get a good job to support her family but found that to be challenging. Determined, she pursued and earned her GED, hoping that would help her efforts. However, she learned she did not have the experience or job history she needed to get the type of job she wanted.
MEET K ATHY, 2016 ARNIE STANEK GRADUATE GED/HSE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT
She wanted to go to college but did not find the courage until some friends saw her using her talents as an interpreter while they were on a mission trip to Nicaragua. That's when they encouraged her to continue her education. With new motivation, she enrolled in classes at SCC and applied for scholarships to help speed her education along. She wants to be the first in her family to have a college education, for her two daughters to see her graduate and to be able to land a good job. “Thank you so much for the opportunity you are giving me,” Kathy said.
THANK YOU TO A LL W HO H AV E ESTA BLISHED THESE SCHOL A RSHIPS
“As a single mother, it means so much knowing that with this extra help I’ll be able to keep going with my education and still have time to be a mom for my daughters.”
Ameristar Casino Arnie Stanek Graduate GED/HSE Barklage, Brett & Hamil – Pre-Law Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital Nursing Betty Tyree Osiek Graduate GED/HSE Blattel and Associates Carol McCauley Swink Memorial Cottleville Firefighters Outreach First Responder Cottleville/Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce Cottleville/Weldon Spring Rotary Scholarship Dan and Jody Barklage Dennis Hollrah, Architect: Computer-Aided Drafting Dewey Memorial Diana Romans Scholarship for Clinical Excellence Edward M. Kennedy Public Service First State Bank Florence Killian Memorial Former Mayor of Cottleville Stephen Kochanski Friends of SSM St. Joseph Auxiliary Nursing General Motors Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Harvester Kiwanis Club Health Information Technology Helen and Paul Schnare InNovare Law, LC James F. Ronkoski Memorial Criminal Justice Jerry E. Scheidegger Family Jo Anne Rocklage Memorial Kathy Underwood Smith Memorial Kevin Kast Family Long Term Care Educators Association Maria Espinoza Presidential Leadership Michael Thomas Williams Michelle Killeen Memorial O'Fallon Rotary Club President’s Rising Star Award Progress West Hospital Nursing Rotary Club of St. Charles SCC Employee Sponsored Program (ESP) SCC Faculty Association SCC Foundation General St. Charles Noonday Kiwanis Stephen & Lisa Randoll AWA RDED IN The Lorrie Munson Scholarship SCHOL A RSHIPS Veterans of Valor Zonta-Marlene Fraser Irish Memorial
Teaching and learning enhanced Committed to excellence in instruction and support services
THESE A RE SOME OF THE
IN ACADEMIC A ND PROGR AM ENHANCEMENTS AWA RDED.
WIFI-TO-GO BENEFITS STUDENTS IN NEED
ROCKIN' IT FOR GEOLOGY STUDENTS
Now students who do not have access to the Internet at home, either due to cost or because of limited access in their community, will be able to complete their homework on their own timetable. Mobile hotspots are available for students to check out from the SCC library at no cost.
A new slab saw allows students studying geology to gain a better understanding of rocks and minerals by seeing freshly cut, unweathered surfaces. Students are able to observe what's inside and learn successfully in a lab setting.
LEARNING IN 3-D emorizing all the body parts just got easier for students studying for Human Biology or Anatomy and Physiology classes, with the use of new models provided to the ACE Tutoring Center. The models deliver a hands-on, realistic learning experience. Bailey, who is studying at SCC to be a nurse, uses the fetal pig and other models to prepare for her exams. She chooses to study in the ACE Tutoring Center on campus because she likes to work at her own pace in a quiet environment. “I’m a very hands-on learner, and being able to feel the models really brings everything to life for me. I can see everything and the light bulb goes on,” Bailey said. Thanks to your generosity, students like Bailey are getting a high-quality education that prepares them to be successful in their careers.
LEGO® Robotic Engineering Kits
Thermal cycler for biology
Area High School Math Tournament
Mobile lab workspace for success in English
U.S. District Court naturalization ceremony
Art & Literature “vending machine”
Sling for health occupations classroom
Violence in long-term care awareness video
Basic Life Support/CPR training DVDs
Special-effect lighting for theater
Welding program enhancement
Handheld measurement technology for biology
Student-use library laptops
2 Funding grows Endowment, giving club among reasons
GROW TH OF PRESIDENT 'S LEADERSHIP CIRCLE BENEFITS STUDENTS The expanding circle of givers who made the choice to donate at a leadership level collectively donated a record-breaking $63,000. Their investment significantly enhances the learning environment for students, especially those in high-demand fields like nursing and allied health. Dr. Barbara Kavalier (third from left), SCC president, is joined by Liza Willis (left), associate professor for Nursing and Allied Health; Amy Koehler, Campus Dean/Dean of Nursing and Allied Health; and nursing students Alaina Vest, treasurer of the Student Nurse Organization (SNO); and Jessi Tabaka, activities coordinator for SNO, at the newly purchased building at One Academy Place in Dardenne Prairie, Mo. stchas.edu/oneacademyplace 8
THEA BORN, 1919-2016
ENDOWMENT S U R PA S S E S
ith a team effort between board members and donors, SCC’s endowment surpassed the $1 million mark this year. “This 13-fold increase since the fund’s inception in 2008 is a testament to the commitment of board members and donors who believe in taking care of the students today and the students of tomorrow,” said Joe Cook, president of J.S. Cook Advisors and immediate past president of the SCC Foundation Board.
Tenacious and courageous, Thea overcame many obstacles, including becoming an accomplished engineer during a time when it was challenging to do so. Her belief in the transformative power of education led her to become a member of the SCC Legacy Society in 2009, a group of supporters who make a planned gift to SCC. Her bequest will help tomorrow’s students reach their own dreams. Thea’s life will be celebrated with the establishment of a named endowed scholarship for women in STEM and a named space in the college’s new building at One Academy Place.
SCC’s endowment includes a general fund and eight individual endowment funds: Ameristar Endowment Carol McCauley Swink Endowment Employee Sponsored Program Endowment John McGuire Endowment Jo Anne Rocklage Endowment Callie & Kurtis Daniels Endowment Schnare Family Endowment Thea Born "Women in STEM" Endowment
For more information on how you can participate, call Betsy at 636-922-8473 or email email@example.com. stchas.edu/leadershipcircle
Graduates today, leaders of tomorrow Students and community reap benefits BEN WAGGONER, CFP® CLASS OF 1999 hat distinguishes Ben is his entrepreneurial spirit. During his second year at SCC, Ben discovered his passion for helping people with their financial planning and immediately found a way to start on this career path while in school. He worked full-time while attending classes and earned his Associate of Arts in 1999. His first job at Edward Jones gave him access to the professional development opportunities he needed to help get his own business started and growing. In 2007, Ben became a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. It took commitment and discipline to fulfill the requirements for the desired industry designation while balancing his responsibilities at work and with his growing family. Over the past 18 years, Ben has served in various voluntary leadership roles within Edward Jones to help train, coach, encourage and inspire others starting and growing their businesses.
2017 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD RECIPIENT “When I started taking college classes right after high school, I didn’t know yet what career path I wanted to take. Going to SCC offered me the opportunity to get my education started while keeping my career options open.” 10
Ben moved his business to New Melle, Mo., in 2014, and he remains excited about his future with Edward Jones. The friendliness of the small town drew him in and he soon became a leader in the community, where he served as president of the New Melle Chamber of Commerce. Ben and his wife Jennifer (also an SCC alum) live in Wentzville and are raising four children, 12, 8, 5 and 3.
Meet Laurie Evans-Schoenecker CL ASS OF 2008, SCHOL ARSHIP RECIPIENT, BEHAVIOR AL HEALTH THER APIST
Laurie is living her dream and acknowledges the important role SCC and its Foundation played in the journey. “As a returning learner, wife and mother of two boys, SCC offered the foundation I needed to succeed. If it had not been for the college, I would never have been able to do what I did. I believe this college helps our community, and I want to give back,” Laurie said. Today, Laurie not only has a career as an insurance care manager at Great Circle, but she also recently started her own private practice as a behavioral health therapist for children and adolescents, the dream she had for much of her life. In addition to earning an associate degree in 2008, Laurie earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Meet Sandra Thomas CL ASS OF 2017, SCHOL ARSHIP RECIPIENT, FUTURE I.T. SECURIT Y PROFESSIONAL Sandra developed a desire to further her own education at SCC by watching her mom do what seemed to be the impossible: earn an associate degree from SCC while also working part-time and rearing and homeschooling five children. Sandra said the positive and nurturing learning environment SCC provides to women pursuing STEM fields was the catalyst to her decision to pursue the field of cybersecurity. She recalled being the only female in her first course and said she benefited from the encouragement of her instructor. It was because of that support that she continued down that path.
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Even so, expenses add up with a family of seven. And, when Sandra’s grandmother fell ill, a scholarship from the SCC Foundation made it possible for her to complete her studies. Sandra graduated from SCC in May at the age of 18 and plans to transfer to Lindenwood University to get her bachelor’s degree. "I cannot say thank you enough," Sandra said. "SCC is a blessing to me and I am sure to others in the community."
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have completed at least one credit hour since SCC was established in 1986.
2017-18 SCC FOUNDATION BOARD President – Mr. Seth Peimann; NHC HealthCare St. Charles Past President – Mr. Joe Cook; J.S. Cook Advisors President-Elect – Mr. Scott Liebel; Ameren Missouri Treasurer – Ms. Cindy Elking; Quintessential Catering Assistant Treasurer – Mr. Chuck Pilliod; Krey Distributing Company Secretary – Ms. Dianne Garrison; SantoLubes LLC Member-at-Large – Mr. John Laurent; Enterprise Rent-a-Car
Mr. Jim Borchers
Mr. Paul R. Ince
Mr. Justin Miller
InNovare Law, LC
Ms. Melissa Caputo
Mr. Richard Jensen
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc.
RX Systems, Inc.
Mr. Peter Novak
Ms. Pam Cilek
Mr. Donald E. Kalicak
SCC Board of Trustees Liaison, Retired from SCC
Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Dr. Graham Fisher Retired from SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd.
Ms. Racine Leahy Rockstep Capital
First State Bank of St. Charles
Mr. David Leezer
Mr. Chris Watts
City of St. Charles Department of Economic Development
Mr. David Hopkins
Mr. Scott A. Lewis
St. Charles County Sheriff
Dr. Carissima Hudson
Mr. Mike T. Lissner
Mr. Tom Hebson
SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd.
Ms. Patti S. Silvey
Acropolis Investment Management
Ms. Stacey Lutgen
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals
Ms. Lisle Wescott SSM St. Joseph Hospital West
IN HIS OWN WORDS: SETH PEIMANN
ttending St. Charles Community College played a significant role in helping me get started with my education. As the administrator for NHC St. Charles, I am proud to have highly qualified SCC alumni working alongside me to provide quality long-term care for patients. I believe SCC is a valuable asset to our community, and it is my honor to serve on the SCC Foundation Board. I consider my service to SCC and to my community to be an important way to give back.” SCC Foundation Board President Seth Peimann went on from SCC to earn a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He supports many community organizations including the Foundation for Geriatric Education (founded by NHC), which raises funds for the education of health care professionals and benefits SCC students.
Mr. James Wieczorek The Law Firm of Michael T. George, P.C.
The Foundation would like to thank departing board members Jan Dunham and Kelly Felber for their support and service to the Foundation Board. Special thanks to Sue Spencer for 12 consecutive years of service to the Foundation Board.
The Foundation Board leads the SCC Foundation in its fundraising efforts and supports the mission of St. Charles Community College, college leadership and the SCC Board of Trustees. stchas.edu
WHY WE GIVE: “There is power in education, and the community college is an equalizer for all students,” Callie said. “The college provides an opportunity for anyone to become successful, but you’ve got to work at it,” Kurtis said.
CALLIE AND KURTIS DANIELS nspired by the students who put in the extra effort it takes to be successful, Callie’s desire to help has grown considerably during her 25 years teaching at SCC, and it reaches beyond helping students in her math classes. Together with her husband Kurtis, the couple took action on their own beliefs in giving faithfully to a good cause and created a named endowment fund at SCC. It is their wish for the investment to help students today and for many years to come. Both were gifted athletes in college, and preparing for competition was a way of life. While they did well in the classroom too, they admit schooling did not come as naturally, and it took work to get their education and go on to successful careers. “When we give to educate and help students, then that gift is compounded further because an education lasts a lifetime,” Callie said. “It is our hope that many of these students will be able to continue in this spirit of giving as they are able, and turn around to help the next person in need.” Callie, SCC professor of math, also is an accomplished author of textbooks for algebra, trigonometry and pre-calculus. Kurtis is principal and vice president of Cochran, a civil engineering firm in Wentzville. They have two sons, Clayton and Grady.
Thank you to the generous ... COMMUNITY MEMBERS, LEADERS, PHILANTHROPISTS, BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY, PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS AND MORE WHO SUPPORTED THE SCC FOUNDATION IN 2016.
CHAMPIONS ($25 ,000+) Anonymous Anonymous
AMBASSADORS ($10,000-$24 ,999) Emerson Climate Technologies Flow Controls General Motors Wentzville Assembly Callie and Kurtis Daniels* UPS
BENEFACTORS ($5 ,000-$9,999) AT&T First State Bank Chris and Dawn Lissner Mercy Tri County Office RX Systems, Inc. SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital St. Charles and SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis State Farm - Lew Fruend, Hank Wiese and Tom Wootten Cottleville The Foundation for Geriatric Education UMB Bank Vanguard Charitable
PATRONS ($2,500-$4 ,999) Ameren Missouri The Bitney Family Boeing Botz, Deal & Company CPAs Commerce Bank Enterprise Holdings Foundation Dr. Graham Fisher
Friends of SSM St. Joseph Auxiliary Kohl's Krey Distributing Waddell & Reed Lisle and Sterling Wescott
FRIENDS ($1,000-$2, 499)
Anonymous Bauer Orthodontics Charles and Milly Blumer* Dr. Clark and Pam Cilek * Cintas Corporation City of Cottleville Sara and Joe Cook Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce Cuivre River Electric Dr. Mike Dompierre* Enterprise Bank and Trust First Community Credit Union George and Dianne Garrison Kim and Dennis Greenwood* Don and Linda Kalicak Dr. Barbara and Mr. Jim Kavalier* Scott and Denise Liebel Susan and Michael Lissner Judge and Mrs. William Lohmar Lutheran Senior Services Robert & Christine (Stanek) McDonald Kasey and Todd McKee* Justin and Amy Miller Modern Business Interiors NHC HealthCare TFGE Dr. Betty Tyree Osiek Seth and Betsy Peimann Chuck Pilliod Renewal By Andersen of St. Louis Rotary Club of Cottleville/ Weldon Spring
Rotary Club of St. Charles/ Noonday Peggy and David Schnardthorst* Betsy and Steve Schneider* Patti and Ray Silvey Vantage Credit Union Tom and Cathy Wootten
FANS ($250-$999) Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous* Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles Joseph Baumann* Dan Borders Chris Breitmeyer* Butterfly and Moon Designs Cass Commercial Bank Dr. Ron and Annie Chesbrough* Chesterfield Service Client Services, Inc. Corporate Group, Inc. Gene Culver Mrs. Donna Davis* Tracy Dinella Scott and Sharon Dolitsky Jeff Drake* Molly and Denis D'Souza Edward Jones Dave Ehlmann* Sergio and Sherry Espinoza Express Scripts Foundation Kate Foulke and Casey Shaar The Galbierz Family* Great Southern Bank Greater St. Charles County Chamber of Commerce Jenny Hahn-Schnipper* Sally and John Hallvax* Mitch Harden*
The Hebson Family Heffernan Group Foundation Wanetta Henry Brent and Jamie Hickenbottom* Ruth Hogenkamp* The Hopkins Family Paul Ince InNovare Law, LC Integrity Home Solutions Karen Jones* Dave and Sarah Killeen Kiwanis Club of St. Charles Project Fund Van and Laura Knight* John Laurent Teresa and Steve Lovan* Marie Mannino MasterCard Worldwide Heather McDorman* Monsanto Kent Munson Drew Nicholson* Peter Novak Mr. and Mrs. Darren Osburn* Paric Corporation Patriot Machine, Inc. Mr. William Pundmann Stephen and Lisa Randoll* David Reimers* Mr. & Mrs. Robert T. Ronkoski* Safety National Sanger & Eby Design Sharon Schreiber* Diane and Adolph Schremp* Ted and Diane Schroeder* Shear-Lock Combs West, LLC St. Luke's Hospital Mr. Matt Stanek Mary Schnare Stodden Tuscan Lodge #360 AF&AM
Christina Usher* Dr. Mara Vorachek-Warren* Al and Kathy Wansing West Winery at the Rackhouse LLC Ronald Williams* Liza and Pat Willis* Dr. James Witten
LEGACY SOCIET Y
T HOSE W HO DESIGNAT E A PL A N N ED GI F T TO SCC
(Left to right) Patti Silvey, vice president at First State Bank; Luanne Cundiff, president/CEO at First State Bank; Betsy Schneider, SCC director of development; and Dr. Barbara Kavalier, SCC president.
Thank you to First State Bank for the $5,000 sponsorship of the 20th annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble.
Mr. Hal Berry* Ms. Thea M. Born Dr. Clark and Pam Cilek Sara and Joe Cook Dr. Mike Dompierre* Ms. Brenda Fraser & Ms. Patrice Billings Judith P. Hodge David and Edie Kirk * Scott and Denise Liebel Dr. Betty Tyree Osiek Ms. Russlyn (Rusty) St. John* Tom and Cathy Wootten
* Denotes SCC employee or SCC retiree at time of gift
¶ Denotes SCC Board of Trustees or Foundation Board member D enotes President's Leadership Circle member Transform 15
SCC employees make a difference 253 GENEROUS ESP MEMBERS R AISED MORE THAN $40,000 TO SUPPORT:
SINCE 1995 , THE EMPLOYEE SPONSORED PROGR AM (ESP) HAS BEEN SPREADING COMPASSION AND GOODWILL TO STUDENTS, CO-WORKERS AND OUR COMMUNIT Y. Listed here by years of membership are employees who signed up or renewed ESP gifts for the 2016-17 academic year. 22 YEARS
Kathy Brockgreitens Heather McDorman Cindy Strodtman
Nancy Graviett Kyle Linden Phyllis Marchand Julie Parcel Pam Purtle Sharon Schreiber Vicky Teson Jessica Trimborn
Anonymous Ying Li Kathy Stearns Martha Toebben
Linda Branch Linda Fix* Lori Nash
Mike Dompierre Pat McDermott
SCHOL ARSHIPS to help students reach their educational dreams
CAMPUS ENHANCEMENTS to make the college a better place to learn and work
17 YEARS Jean Dickens Ernestine Love Francie Woods
16 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Brian D. Smith
CELEBR ATION OF LIFE AND NEW LIFE to show compassion to fellow team members during times of grief and celebrate with them in welcoming little ones into the world
* Denotes ESP donors retiring in 2016-17 D enotes SCC retirees giving to ESP Denotes ESP committee members 16
13 YEARS Anonymous
12 YEARS Donna Davis Joy Dufrain Mary Jo Grimm Jan Hackney Kelley Pfeiffer Stephanie Tolson
11 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Jeanette Boria Theresa Flett
9 YEARS Anna Boulware Andrea Compton Teresa Drury Brian Legate Lisa Mouser
8 YEARS Laura Austin Jeff Drake Kathy Drews Beth Rigoni-Finders Todd Galbierz Kim Greenwood Jennifer Lansdowne Teresa Laugeman Kasey McKee Kelly Mitchell Jeannie Nevins Darren Osburn Robert Ronkoski Vicki Skiles Mandi Smith Louise Tannehill Ginny Tiller
7 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Karen Alford Fay Aubuchon Ken Bray Callie Daniels John Foster Christina Gant Karen George Tom LaFata Jennifer LeGrand Trish Orf Jackie Radle John Richardson Susie Rubemeyer Peggy Schnardthorst Diana Schoo Debra Stein Lisa Stoner
6 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Kim Becker John Bookstaver Patty Boxdorfer Cheryl Eichenseer Paige George William Griffin John Hallvax Monica Hall-Woods Vicky Herbel Amy M. Koehler Teresa Lovan Beth Michael-Smith Sonja Mugler Dennis Pezzani Laura Powell
Tracy Powers Steve Randoll Nichole Rapplean David Reimers Paul Roesler Pamela Ronkoski Diane Schremp Dave Schuchmann Marvin Tobias Henry Versemann
5 YEARS Laurie Bernardy William Binsbacher Ashley Calton Richard Christianson Tara Cochran Mary Kathleen Curry Zoe Fitzgerald* Jenny Hahn-Schnipper Kelly Heuermann Katherine Keating Keith Kolander Kelly Merrifield Drew Nicholson Mary Presley Betsy Schneider Mary Smithson
4 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Cassie Akins Glen Chapuis David Cirillo Jean Deimund Dave Ehlmann Mitchell Harden Alan Hoeckelman Karen Jones
Denise Lammers Lindsey Lewis Sara Maschmidt Grace Moser Jayme Novara Barbara Peterson Corey Porter Sue Propper Daniel Rezny Elizabeth Smith Lynne Snyder Steve Strain Behrooz Vakil Mara Vorachek-Warren Lydia Watkins Jacquelyn White Julia Wilbers
3 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Mike Baker Dennis Battern Lisa Buda Dawn Huffman Amber Kirkendoll Janelle Meyers Heather Stueben Kerry Thompson Amy E. White
2 YEARS Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Bryonie Carter Brynne Cramer Chris Cronin Cassandra Hagan
Joanne Hare Erin Haupt Dr. Chris Hubbard Jackson Michelle Hunn Brenda Kearns Diana Knuckles Lindy McGuire Cynthia Meirink Robin Murray Jennifer Muschany Nicole Nunn-Faron Brendan O'Day Charles Owen Kelly Paladin Eileen Rich Jacki Richards Christal Thomas Christina Usher
1 YEAR Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Barb Bocci-Givens Jeffrey Brouk Marsha Corley Heather Dolson Sylvia Edgar Garrett Foster Beverly Garner Angie Gielow Laura Knight Dr. Sophia E. Koziatek Rex McKanry Tara Patton Sarah Porzelt Lisa Randoll
Crystal Rinkel Kathleen Sanker Betty Simmons Cindy Skinner Dawn Thornton Angela Walsh Ursula Wesley Kim Willbrand Liza Willis
NEW MEMBER Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous Jen Bussen Reid Clark Diana Davis Jeannie Guild Lindsey Harms Brent Hickenbottom Sam J. Imperiale Margie Johnson Dr. Barbara Kavalier Caitlin Keele Rebecca Klemme Eliceiri Kayse Larkin Justine Lundin Brandon Misher Debbie Mulherin Janet Ouellette Rachael Ragsdale Katy Ronkoski Tracey Rudisill Matt Schneider Amanda L. Templer Jane Thomas Amy Veit Pamela Warren Charles D. York
WHY I GIVE: I support the Employee Sponsored Program because it is a wonderful way to see my contribution working immediately in the lives of students and college employees. I feel that funding from ESP members can make a tremendous difference to all they serve: helping students achieve their academic goals, helping departments fund individual projects, recognizing significant events in the lives of employees and enhancing the entire atmosphere of the college. My colleagues and I were very thankful to receive a portion of the funding this year to use toward supplies that enhance the experience of SCC students at the theater open houses. Lynne Snyder, associate professor of theater, has been an SCC employee for 15 years and an ESP member for four years.
CHOMP/FOOD TRUCK FROLIC AND FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
132 golfers came together to raise more than $46,000 at the Foundation's 20th annual Presidents Classic Golf Scramble on Sept. 26, 2016. Co-chairs were Richard Jensen and Chuck Pilliod.
The 2017 series raised nearly $65,000 to benefit both the SCC Foundation and the Cottleville-Weldon Spring Chamber of Commerce. Don Kalicak was the event chair. Even though CHOMP, the 2017 kick-off event on May 19, was cancelled due to severe weather, Food Truck Frolic and Family Movie Night events are held monthly during the summer. foodtruckfrolic.com
Lew Fruend, Hank Wiese & Tom Wootten–Cottleville
PRESIDENTS CL ASSIC GOLF SCR AMBLE
Community sponsors: Acropolis Investment Management LLC, Ameren Missouri, Bauer Orthodontics, Commerce Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Community Credit Union, Floyd Glass & Window, Great Southern Bank, Lutheran Senior Services, NHC – National HealthCare Corporation, UPS, Vantage Credit Union.
Tailgate sponsors: Enterprise Bank & Trust, Lucas Calcari Farmers
Par sponsors included Acropolis Investment Management LLC, Commerce Bank, Cuivre River Electric, Enterprise Bank & Trust, Mercy, Modern Business Interiors, NHC – National HealthCare Corporation, State Farm (Tom Wootten), UMB, UPS and Warrenton Oil. 18
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PRESIDENT'S LEADERSHIP CIRCLE
The SCC Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, raises funds to support student scholarships as well as academic and program enhancements for the college.
SCC’s President's Leadership Circle recognizes individual donors who make a leadership gift of $1,000 or more to impact student success through scholarships, academic and program enhancements and community college and career-readiness initiatives.
EMPLOYEE-SPONSORED PROGRAM SCC’s employees donate annually to support scholarships, campus enhancements and the Celebration of Life program. See pages 16-17 for more information.
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Individuals, businesses and community organizations establish named scholarships to support student success. Donors may also contribute to the general scholarship fund awarded by the SCC Foundation each year.
AREA OF GREATEST NEED Individuals, businesses and community organizations may make donations to help SCC fund an area of greatest need.
ACADEMIC AND PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS Individuals, businesses and community organizations make gifts and grants that enhance our academic and program offerings to keep a high-quality education affordable.
GIFTS IN-KIND SCC appreciates donations of items or services that can be used in academic programs or for further fundraising, such as auction or raffle items.
SCC’s Legacy Society recognizes donors who have established planned gifts that designate SCC as a beneficiary in their estate plans.
Activities and events are successful because members of our community volunteer their time and talents to help the SCC Foundation achieve goals.
MEMORIAL AND TRIBUTARY
Relatives and friends may recognize a loved one through memorial and tributary gifts. Paver bricks may also be purchased to honor or remember family, friends, co-workers and other loved ones.
Committed, connected and collaborative individuals provide personal and professional support through gifts of time, talent and resources.
ENDOWMENTS Endowed funds are invested with the intention of providing income for scholarships as well as academic and program enhancements for years to come.
CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS We partner with industry leaders, philanthropists, private foundations and others in our community.
EVENTS SCC hosts a number of events and fundraisers throughout the year that draw thousands of community members and students.
Kasey McKee Vice President for College Advancement and Planning 636-922-8472 firstname.lastname@example.org Betsy Schneider Director of Development 636-922-8473 email@example.com Peggy Schnardthorst Development and Foundation Relations Manager 636-922-8278 firstname.lastname@example.org Caitlin Keele Foundation Specialist 636-922-8437 email@example.com Sharon Schreiber Administrative Assistant 636-922-8577 firstname.lastname@example.org
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“I want to devote my life to helping other people make their lives better. You’re making it possible for me to go to college, and I really appreciate it.”
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St. Charles Community College (SCC) Foundation's annual report for 2017.