Anne Michals Scholarship Fund
In 2019, the Manasquan High School Alumni Board of Trustees renamed their scholarship fund in honor of long time board member Anne Michals. The goal of The MHS Scholarship Fund is to provide scholarships to MHS graduates while ensuring the fund grows over time. In 2019, the Manasquan Alumni Foundation awarded 10 scholarships to graduating seniors. Through the years, the Foundation has given over $70k in scholarship awards.
MHS Alumni Community Fund
The MHS Alumni Community Fund was established in July 2009 with the goal of providing funds to support the MHS Community. The Fund contributed funds to 30 families after Super Storm Sandy.
The MHS Capital Improvement Fund
This fund was established to assist in financing future capital improvements to MHS in close coordination with Manasquan Board of Education.
2019 North Main Street Field Scoreboard
Through a generous gift from the Orthopedic Institute of Central Jersey, the MHS Alumni Foundation purchased and helped finance the installation of the North Main Street field scoreboard.
2018 Facility Upgrades
The foundation undertook several improvements and upgrades to the gymnasium and weight room. Included in these upgrades were new LED lights for the gym, new glass backboards for the main basketball court, assisted with the upgrade of the public address system, and the addition of two large video projectors and screens for both athletics and assemblies.
2017 Media Center Renovation
In the summer of 2017, in partnership with the Manasquan Board of Education, the MHS Alumni Foundation led a major renovation of the High School’s Media Center. Along with new lighting, painting, ceiling tiles, carpet, and audio visual equipment, new furniture was installed prior to the 2017/2018 academic year. Total value of the renovation at retail cost is estimated at $400k. A generous gift from Charles Raffetto’s Estate was the anchor funding for this project and upon completion of the project the media center was renamed “The Charles Raffetto Media Center.”
2016 New Press Box Built
In the summer of 2016, with the generous gift of $50k from the Manasquan Bank as well as many other gifts from alumni and friends of MHS, the Manasquan Alumni Foundation removed the prior athletic field press box and concession stand and replaced it with a new building, awning, signage, and public address sound system. The estimated retail cost for the whole project was $200k.