What does the future of our community look like?

Our country? Our world?

Who will lead our village, our state, and our nation?

Who will develop the ideas that can improve our quality of life?

Who will educate and care for our next generations?

Together, we will. 

Together, we can launch the students who will become the leaders, caregivers, innovators, and educators who will create a better tomorrow for all of us.

Together, we fly.

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2022 Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 on being the first class to graduate from the new Big Walnut High School! The Big Walnut Education Foundation was delighted to award $104,000 to 85 BWHS students and graduates in 2022. Thank you to our generous donors who have been making these opportunities possible for Big Walnut graduates…


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Congratulations, Class of 2021

We’re delighted to award $93,000 to 75 students in the Class of 2021. Take a look at our ad in the recent Big Walnut Examiner that lists recipients. Thank you to the Examiner for donating space to honor these hard working and talented individuals.

Scholarships Awarded to the Class of 2019

Congratulations to all Big Walnut High School seniors and graduates who earned scholarships in 2019. It was a record breaking, unprecedented year of awards as the Mitchell Young Memorial awarded scholarships to 33 students. Recipients are listed below. Great work, and many thanks to all! Shidecker Memorial Continuing College Scholarship Gabrielle Adair Jordan Apple Luke…

Mitchell Young Memorial Golden Eagle Scholarship Awards 33 Students in 2019

The Mitchell Young Memorial Golden Eagle Scholarship did something unprecedented this year—they awarded scholarships to 33 students in the Big Walnut High School Class of 2019. Over many hugs and tears, every student in the class who applied received an award on stage at the BW Senior Awards Night. The Young family has raised funds…

BWEF Story and 2018 Scholarships

We were delighted to be featured in the BW Eagle Examiner in June of 2018. You can read the story below, check out our images of the story, and/or read the story on the Eagle Examiner site.   55 BWHS Students Awarded Thanks to Generous Donors The Big Walnut Education Foundation Offers $91,000 to the…