Hope to see you at the Friends of St. Anne’s Celebration of Thanks, Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4:30-7:00 pm. More info/RSVP… Join us for amazing entertainment by Grace & Logan, the premier of a short documentary about FOSA and St. Anne’s School by Evan Wunsch, and participate in a silent auction and a raffle.

There are 33 continuing and 16 new scholarship applicants at St. Anne’s High School and 33 continuing post-secondary students with tuition and fees due by May 1, 2017. Thanks to your generosity, 18 of our scholarship recipients have graduated from post-secondary schools and universities.

The photos below show some of the items that can be yours.

Auction Items: $100 gift certificates to Anna’s Oven, Genghis Khan Mongolian Grill, Blue Koi and Em Chamas Brazilian Grill; watercolor by Laurie Colahan; Jaydreamin’ print by Jon Onion; antique radio; baskets from Kenya; fabric and metal art by Kathy Pflaumm; cyanotype photography with encaustic by Dan Dakotas, silk scarf by Glenda Flanagan…

Raffle Items: In the Rough Golf Basket; Moscow Mule Basket; Chocolate (Andre’s) Basket; Kenyan Tea Basket; Pizza and Wine Basket (4 Seasons Pizza and Pasta); Peace and Politics Basket; Terrarium Fun; Spa Basket; Kenyan necklace with earrings and bracelets in black and white; Beatles wall decor, …


Recently constructed office for Friends of St. Anne's in Kapkemich thanks to the generosity of several donations for this purpose.

St. Anne’s students

UPDATES

Honorary Scholarships:  In 2015, the Friends of St. Anne’s Board of Directors established scholarships in honor of friends and family.   The most recent scholarships honor Ignatius Schumacher, Ph.D., Jeff Shriver and Bernice Niessen. If you’d like to establish such a scholarship, please contact us.


Virginia Wright Healthcare Skills Laboratory and Clinic

The Virginia Wright Healthcare Skills Laboratory and Clinic is now registered in Kenya which allows it to open soon. The rooms have to be furnished and shelves stocked with supplies and medications. Advisory boards in Kenya and Kansas have been established. Staff for the clinic have to be hired.


Student Scholarships:  Thanks to the generosity of Friends, 54 post-secondary scholarships have been awarded in the past 5 years with 18 of the recipients completing their studies receiving a certificate, diploma or degree. Others continue to pursue their education because of you.

Eighteen post-secondary students celebrating with visitors from FOSA.

Post-secondary scholarship recipients (graduated)

Abigael (teaching certificate)
Angela (nutrition diploma)
Brenda
Caren (teaching certificate)
Cecilia
Cornelius
Eliud
Emmy (teaching degree)
Esther
Everlyne (business mgt certificate)
Faith
Faith
Felix (plant operator certificate)
Flora
Gedrude
Irene
Irene
Jackline

Janet
Janet
Joan
Joice (teaching degree)
Josea
Judith (public health certificate)
Levis
Linda
Lydia
Lydia
Magdaline (business mgt degree)
Margret
Mary (teaching diploma)
Mercy
Mercy
Mevis
Milka
Nancy

Naumi (electrical certificate)
Nelly
Nelly (applied statistics/computing degree)
Oscar
Pauline
Purity
Rachael
Recho
Rose (nursing diploma)
Ruth
Ruth (teaching degree)
Ruth
Sharon
Shirleyne (accounting certificate)
Sila (motor mechanic certificate)
Valentine
Vena
Violah (teaching certificate)

Looking forward to dreams achieved

2016 St. Anne’s Scholarship Recipients

Adija
Annasent
Anne
Ashley
Beryl
Bornes
Caren
Diana
Diana
Doreen
Edith
Elizabeth
Emmy

Faith
Faith
Gentrine
Gladys
Ivy
Karen
Lydia
Lydia
Marion
Maryfaustine
Masline
Maurine
Melvine

Morine
Pascaline
Purity
Rachel
Roda
Sharon
Sheena
Silva
Silver
Sinaida
Valarie
Valerian
Winnie
Yvonne

Mission: Equal and better education for all.
Vision: To work with the people of Kapkemich, Kenya and the surrounding area to enhance education opportunities
through infrastructure projects, providing educational tools and granting scholarships.