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WV Education Foundation



Save the Date - 2024 Dinner/Auction will be November 22 at Grumpy's in Readlyn

WV Seniors: apply for our scholarships - contact Mrs. Nitz for more details


Contributions can be made through PayPal OR through your credit card

Or mailed to: PO Box 203 Fairbank, IA 50629


Because of the tremendous support from our community we have funded numerous classroom grants!

Here’s just a sampling of what these funds go to:

  • Microscopes
  • iPads
  • Literacy Week Books
  • Dry Erase Tables
  • Incubators
  • ELP Programs Robotics
  • Next Generation Science Kits
  • PreK Outdoor/Indoor Play Equipment
  • Flexible Seating
  • General Music Curriculum & Instruments
  • Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum
  • Camp EWALU Trip
  • Sewing Machines
  • Math Class Document Cameras
  • Science Class Student Dry Erase Boards
  • Art Department Display Boards
  • Art Room Ceramic Tools & Equipment
  • Industrial Technology Equipment
  • Updated Maps
  • and much more


2022 Scholarship Recipients:

  • Elle Voy - $500 Carlene Warner Scholarship
  • Sydney Matthias - $500 Carlene Warner Scholarship
  • Ashlyn Hyde - $1,000 Readlyn Telephone Company Scholarship 
  • Jenna Hammitt - $500 WVEF Scholarship
  • Emma Jones - $500 WVEF Scholarship
  • Kalvyn Rosengarten - $500 WVEF Scholarship
  • Keegan Brown – $500 Hook-N-Liner Scholarship
  • Brooklyn Etringer - $500 Hook-N-Liner Scholarship
  • Brok Brober - $500 Dave Lau Memorial Scholarship
  • Delaney Youngblut - $400 Liestikow Scholarship
  • Syndey Matthias - $400 Liestikow Scholarship
  • Brok Grober - $400 Liestikow Scholarship
  • Elle Voy - $400 Liestikow Scholarship
  • Brylee Bellis - $500 WV Student Council Scholarship


Wapsie Valley Education Foundation Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Wapsie Valley Education Foundation is to promote educational excellence by providing financial resources to support and enhance the education programs for all students and staff of the Wapsie Valley Community School District and serve as a means to accept contributions, gifts and bequests. 


The Foundation’s members thank all the businesses and individuals that have contributed to the Foundatin since its creation in 2002.  

Please help us continue to build on the tradition of excellence established at Wapsie Valley by participating in our vitual event.

Over $500,000 raised in 21 years for Wapsie Valley student programs and scholarships.

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Board Members of the Wapsie Valley Education Foundation 


Mischa Matthias, President

Doug Sheppard, Vice President

Jill Krall, Treasurer

Annette Hyde, Secretary

Lisa Oberle, Financial Secretary

Mitch Coffin

Nichole Griese

Tanya Hagenow

Darren O'Donnell

Joey Rigdon

Alex Schmitz