Forrest Goetsch Charities, an official 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established and is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement in our communities by youth and/or organizations who have helped others through difficult times or who have personally overcome challenges in their lives.
The Forrest Goetsch Memorial Scholarship was established in 2010 and is dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement by youth who have helped others through difficult times or who have personally overcome challenges (medical, educational, family, or economic) in their life. The scholarship award will be given to qualifying graduating seniors from D.C. Everest, Wausau West, Wausau East, Wausau Newman, and Mosinee High School who plans on attending a college, university, or technical school.
The Forrest Goetsch Cross Country Scholarship was established in 2014 and is dedicated to recognizing one male and one female student that participated in their schools cross country program from D.C Everest, Wausau West, Wausau East, and Mosinee High School (or others that form a qualifying Cross Country Program) that were a positive role model, displaying the characteristics of perseverance, dedication, determination, motivation, and leadership. Each nominee will receive a $500.00 scholarship with one male and female from the greater Wausau area being named as the Wausau area's outstanding high school senior cross country runner. Those individuals will receive a $2,000.00 scholarship.