The focus of the El Reno Public School Foundation is to enrich and maximize the quality of education available in
El Reno Public Schools. The Foundation plans and administers all programs in cooperation with
El Reno Public Schools’ administration.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Curtis Blanc, SSS Mentor of the Year
Pictured are (l to r) Senator David L. Boren, Founder and Chairman of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence (OFE) Molly and David Boren Mentoring Initiative; Mr. Curtis Blanc, ERPSF Students Striving for Success Mentor of the Year; Theo H., one of Mr. Blanc’s mentees; Mr. Anil V. Gollahalli, President of the OFE Boren Mentoring Initiative; and Justino C., the other of Mr. Blanc’s mentees.
Senator David L. Boren (left), Founder and Chairman of the OFE Molly and David Boren Mentoring Initiative, and Mr. Anil V. Gollahalli (right), President of the OFE Boren Mentoring Initiative, congratulate El Reno High School’s Summer G., for outstanding accomplishments in the Barbara Bush Foundation’s Teen Trendsetters program.
Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence President Linda K. Neal (left) and Local Education Foundation Outreach Chair Stewart Ryan (right) present the 2014 Outstanding Program Award for Local Education Foundations to El Reno Public School Foundation leaders in recognition of their Students Striving for Success mentoring program. Receiving the award are (second from left) El Reno Public School Foundation President Chad Neathery and Students Striving for Success Chair Dana Gibson.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the El Reno Public School Foundation, a non-profit entity, is to extend the existing curricula through innovated teaching projects, administer the endowed scholarship funds, implement annually the recognition of El Reno High School Distinguished Alumni, and support Students Striving for Success (ERPS mentoring program).
The Foundation will use these means to fulfill this mission:
Encourage faculty members at all grade levels to submit grant applications for teaching projects that are innovative and thought-stimulating.
Administer higher education scholarships to academically worthy El Reno High School graduates.
Create funds by involving the community in a public auction every two (2) years.
Advertise a Phantom Party, without festivities, for contributions to support the work of the Foundation.
Select annually three (3) distinguished alumni of El Reno High School, and honor them with plaques awarded during a recognition banquet.
VISION OF EL RENO PUBLIC SCHOOL FOUNDATION
A Foundation with the capacity to help the community by helping schools:
Given by a broad based of donors
Providing innovative learning techniques
Showcase successful alumni
Source for higher education scholarships
Recognized for the effective management of funds in its care
Known, understood, valued, and widely trusted
Organized and continuously active