2016 Wine & Dine

The 2016 Wine & Dine was "terrific". The dining was excellent and the fellowship even better. The Foundation wishes to thank everyone who attended. The proceeds of the dinner and the raffle will be used to support Ponaganset students through our First Class Scholarship.


Bottles of Cono Sur Sauvignon Blanc

PEF Invites You to Take a Chance!

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Everyone can use a few extra dollars and most appreciate a nice wine basket, not to mention the chance to take the family to a Providence Bruins game with a four pack of tickets. Well, if you're like most everyone, the Ponaganset Education Foundation's latest fund raiser raffle is for you and, best of all, all proceeds will benefit the "First Class Scholarship" Fund.

Ponaganset High School Class of 1981

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Ponaganset High School Class of 1981 will be celebrating its 35th reunion on Saturday Nov. 5th. It will be at Chester's in Harmony the old George's for those of you who've been away for awhile. Cost is $25 per person. Cost includes buffet dinner. Friends from other classes are welcome to attend. Wendy Wagner (Moccio) is mailing out invitations. If you haven't changed addresses from the 30th reunion we got you. Wendy is missing many addresses that we could use your help with. She posted them on the class of 1981 page. Checks can be sent to me made out to my name or cash.

Baker Family Scholarship Announced

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The Ponaganset Education Foundation's annual Wine Tasting to support the 1st Class Scholarship Fund, got a surprise announcement at the event on Sunday October 11th.

It's so nice to meet you!

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That was the phrase that was heard over and over again at the brunch on Saturday morning, October 10th when several of the "1st Class Scholars" had the opportunity to meet George "Skip" Battle up close and personal.

First Class Scholars Receive Fall Scholarship Checks

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Scholars were all smiles as Ponaganset Education Foundation treasurer, Steven Winsor, handed out this year's round of checks to the 1st Class Scholarship recipients.

PEF Board Finalizes Plans for Ponaganset's 55th Anniversary

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A great venue, a six course meal, a giant raffle and wine tasting to boot complete the Ponaganset Education Foundation's plans for the final event of the 55th Anniversary Weekend of Ponaganset High School scheduled for October 9th, 10th and 11th, Columbus Day weekend of this year.  Working in conjunction with the Anniversary Committee who will  host a Meet and Greet evening at the Foster Country Club on Friday, October 9th to kick off the weekend, the event will also feature recognition of Ponaganset's Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Sherwood "Woody" Spring, A George

Second Round of "1st Class Scholars" Named

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This year's recipients of the "1st Class Scholarship" award were named at the Ponaganset High School Awards Night Ceremony on June 4th at the school.  Mrs. Lorraine O'Connors, Co-chair and Mrs. Nancy Mandezabel, Ponaganset Education Foundation Board member, presented the awards to Katherine Tetreault of Glocester (left), Zacharie Morin from Glocester (center), and Robin Schwartz of Foster (right). Each scholarship is in the amount of $16,000; $4,000 for each of the four years the recipient remains eligible.

PEF Board Presents Checks to Scholarship Recipients

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The recipients of the first ever First Class Scholarships awarded by the Ponaganset Education Foundation through the auspicious of the Battle Family Foundation, were presented their checks at a recognition reception at the Pinewood Pub in Glocester on Wednesday evening, August 13th.  Receiving the first installment of their 4 year, sixteen thousand dollar awards were Kayleigh Jones who is enrolled at Johnson and Wales for this September and plans on studying media and communications; Calvin Taylor who wants to study criminal justice in the hope of becoming a police officer and will attend R

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