(Community Matters 35) WKKF: Bearcat Advantage Fits our Mission

First Aired June 10, 2023

The Battle Creek Public Schools announcement of a scholarship for graduates which can pay up to 100 percent of college tuition and fees for graduates has been met with much excitement. The program is supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, whose program officer Megan Russell Johnson talks with Community Matters about why the scholarship fits their mission.

Episode Resources

BCPS Bearcat Advantage website and FAQs
BCPS Bearcat Advantage announcement video
W.K. Kellogg Foundation website
W.K. Kellogg Foundation: New college scholarship builds equitable access to opportunity in Battle Creek


Former WBCK Morning Show host Richard Piet (2014-2017) returns to host Community Matters, an interview program focused on community leaders and newsmakers in and around Battle Creek. Community Matters is heard Saturdays, 8-8:30 AM Eastern on WBCK-FM (95.3) and anytime at battlecreekpodcast.com.

Community Matters is sponsored by Lakeview Ford Lincoln.

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