The Atchison Area Community Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 Clubs for Kids and Joseph K. Julo Memorial Scholarships.
Katherine Harris (AHS, Highland Community College), Blair Taylor (MH-MA, University of Missouri — Kansas City), James Madden (MH-MA, Carlos III University of Madrid), Maci Behrens (ACCHS, Kansas State University), Madilynne Bruce (AHS, William Woods University) and Christine Parks (AHS, Benedictine College/Bellus Academy) will each receive a $1,000 scholarship from Clubs for Kids to pursue their higher education goals.
Ashton Jolly (ACCHS, Iowa State University), Alice McConnell Curry (MH-MA, Saint Louis University), and Sydney Snowden (MH-MA, Emporia State University) will each receive a $2,000 Joseph K. Julo Memorial Scholarship.
“Thanks to the continued support of many local business owners, volunteers and donors, the Clubs for Kids Foundation is honored and grateful to continue the legacy of the organization’s founder, Joe Julo,” said Joe Julo’s nephew Mike Julo. and current board member. of administrators. “We believe providing scholarships to Atchison area youth is the best investment we can make in the future of our community and providing these resources through the great game of golf is precisely what Joe had l intention when he created this organization.”
The Clubs for Kids Foundation was established in 2007 through the vision of former local businessman Joseph K. Julo. In 2008, the Foundation launched a scholarship program for eligible students in grades 10 through 12 at high schools in Atchison County. Including 2022, Clubs for Kids awarded 141 scholarships to Atchison County students totaling $133,500. The foundation funds these programs through the annual “Clubs for Kids” golf tournament as well as donated funds.
In 2019, the Atchison Area Community Foundation was established to enrich the lives of our community members through philanthropy. We are a source of funding for local non-profit associations and public entities. We are committed to growing philanthropy and connecting the people who care about us with causes that matter.