Scholarships & Designated Gifts
Literacy Grant Fund
Heather Jacob Schaap Retreat Fund
The distributions from this fund will support expenses related to the Heather Jacob Schaap Retreat (formerly ZPS Communication Retreat)
This gift was given with the intent of funding the annual high school communications retreat.
Heather Schaap was a former educator and supporter of public schools who passed in 2018. Her brother, Shawn Jacob, is a current ZPS educator. Heather’s mother, father and brother wanted to leave a legacy in Heather’s name.
Jaxon Brower Memorial Fund
The distributions from this fund are used to assist the needs of select band students from Cityside Middle School.
This $10,000 gift was given to ZPS from Jaxon Brower’s grandfather. Jaxon lost his battle with mental illness in 2016. Jaxon was a former student of Cityside Middle School and played baritone in the Cityside band.