Lake Land College recently held its annual Foundation Scholarship Reception recognizing scholarship recipients as well as the donors who contribute to scholarship funding. The Foundation Scholarship Reception allows students and donors to meet and get to know more about one another.
About 450 students received scholarships totaling more than $450,000 for the 2016-2017 academic school year. Even with these awards.
Foundation Board members include:, Meg Yargus, president, Marshall; Michael Bohannon, vice president, Charleston; Tom Grunloh, secretary, Effingham; Michelle Blackwell, Pana; Madge Shoot, ex-officio treasurer, Mattoon; Debbie Benefiel, Paris; Josh Bullock, ex-officio, Mattoon; Steve Childers, Mattoon; Alan Fedrigon, Shelbyville; Dr. Tom Fonner, Effingham; Dave Frisse, ex-officio legal counsel, Paris; Rich Hartke, Teutopolis; Jaqueline S. Joines, ex-officio executive director for college advancement, Brocton; Bob Pancoast, Shelbyville; Deacon Patient, Sullivan; Chris Pilson, Mattoon; Doris Reynolds, ex-officio board of trustees liaison, Mattoon; John Richards, Effingham; Preston Smith, Mattoon; Chris Swing, ex-officio alumni association board president, Mattoon; Chad Thompson, Effingham; and Thomas Wright, Dieterich. Honorary board members are: Paul Glenney, Mattoon; Dr. Nanci Huels, Effingham; Garth Jones, Mattoon; Linda McCabe, Bethany; Deana Nuxoll, Effingham; and Jennifer Jansen, Effingham.
The Lake Land College Foundation was established exclusively for educational, scientific and charitable purposes. The foundation assists the college in developing and enhancing the educational opportunities and service to its students, alumni and citizens of the district.