A Record Breaking Award Year!
Lakes Region Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1956 by a small committee of civic leaders looking for a way to support their community. In 1956, eight local clubs, businesses, and individuals awarded $2,650 to 17 students.
This year, through the generosity of 286 donors, over $720,000.00 dollars was awarded to 316 recipients.
From 1956-2022, LRSF over 8.5 million dollars has been awarded to more than 6,000 recipients from over 600 donor funds.
Many of our scholarship funds are memorials set up by families when a loved one passes away or from bequests. Each memorial tells the story of a person who is no longer with us, but is still helping those they have left behind. Other scholarship funds come from civic groups, individuals and area businesses, to invest in the youth of our local communities.
Thanks to the hundreds of donors, volunteer board members, participants in our fundraising projects, and all those who contributed to LRSF since 1956. We couldn't do it without you!
On behalf of the Gilford Police Department, Sargent Kevin Baron was pleased to donate to the Jenni Harmon Memorial Scholarship and then escort the bikers as they began their trek around the lake. Pictured L to R: Jane Harmon, Jenni’s mom; Jami Harmon, Jenni’s sister; Gilford police officer Sargent Kevin Baron; and Russ Harmon, Jenni’s dad.
LRSF BOARD & STAFF
Joan Frates President
Gayle Price Vice President
Laura Larson Treasurer
James Carroll Secretary
Karen Switzer Executive Director
Chris Guilmett Assistant Director
Aprill Morgan Assistant Treasurer
Maggie Gibbs Administrative Assistant
Joan Cormier Advisory Director
Paulette Loughlin Advisory Director
Steve Loughlin Publicity-Photographer
Laura Ringer Office Assistant