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About The 101: Fund

About The 101: Fund

For over 50 years, The 101: Fund has been providing need-based college scholarships to Princeton High School (PHS) graduates. Founded by a school secretary in 1970, the fund was originally known as the Princeton Regional Scholarship Foundation; in 2008, the current logo and name were adopted. Powered by volunteers, the 101: Fund has provided in excess of $1 million in aid to PHS seniors over the last five decades. 

The greater Princeton community values higher education, but for many students–especially the 10% of the PHS student body that qualifies for the free- or reduced-price lunch program–college can be prohibitively expensive. 101: Fund scholarship recipients attend two- and four-year institutions such as Mercer County Community College (MCCC), Rutgers University, Boston University, Colgate University, Cornell University—just to name a few of the schools that recent graduates have chosen. 


During the 2020-21 school year the 101: Fund spent $122,762 supporting 67 students entering their first, second, third or fourth years of college, including 12 students attending MCCC. Many recipients are the first in their families to pursue a college degree. 


The 101:  Fund’s executive board raises money year-round through an annual appeal, grant-writing, community fundraisers, and collaborations with PHS students such as the 101: Student Auxiliary Talent Show. 

Executive Board

President: Anthony Klockenbrink 

Vice President: Alejandra Davis

Treasurers: Carrie Elwood, Steve Foytlin


Jim Beslity

Leslie Fabello

Kelly Harrison
James Herring

Jennifer Jang

Susan Kanter

Sharon Litvinsky
Jeff Lucker

Gregg Schoenberg
Bethany Siddiqu
Christina Walden

Past Presidents: Carol Golden, Elizabeth Hamblet, Jennifer Jang, Riva Levy, Pat Pannell, Sandy Tait

In Memoriam:

Fran Allison
Mimi Ballard
Florence Burke
Eva Collins

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