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Ruth Bishop

Education Program Officer

616.454.1751 x103

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Joined the Community Foundation:

Inspirational Quote:

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.

William James

What Ruth does:

Ruth is responsible for administering awards for over 80 scholarship funds and supporting local efforts targeting college access for all students. She also assists with grants for camp programs. She is a member of the National Scholarship Providers Association and provides college access information seminars and scholarship application writing workshops.

What she did before:

Ruth worked in various general and special education administrative positions in both the public and private school sector.

When Ruth’s not working:

She enjoys singing in choir and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

A few of Ruth's favorite things…

Habitat for Humanity
Place to send out-of-towners:
The Lakeshore
Place to eat or drink:
Rose's on Reeds Lake
Part of her job:
Helping students find funding for higher education and skilled trades training

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