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Apply Now for the 2020 NAFA Scholarship

The Norwin Alumni & Friends Association (NAFA) will award a $500.00 scholarship to a graduating Norwin High School student who has been accepted to a college or trade school, and has at least one parent who is a Norwin graduate. The successful scholarship applicant will be one who shows active school and community service during their high school years.

Remembering Don Kattic

The Norwin School District Community Foundation and the Norwin Alumni and Friends Association join in expressing their deepest sympathies to the family of Don Kattic. Mr. Kattic was honored as NAFA’s first Friend of Norwin for his distinguished career and service. Don served his nation as a Marine, he served the Norwin School district as an educator for thirty-five years, and served his community through his work with VFW Post 781 as a force of positive change in the Norwin area.

Cochran Funds Norwin High School Scholarship

#1 Cochran, a local car dealership group well-known to the region, recently donated $18,815 to the Norwin School District Community Foundation to fund the new #1 Cochran Toyota Scholarship.

The 2019 Days of Giving Make Positive Impacts

Thanks to the 30+ donors and the contributions from every school within the Norwin School District, over $4300 was raised during the 2019 Days of Giving with over $3900 directed towards scholarships managed by the NSDCF and the reamining donations applied to STEM, Educator Innovation Grants and NAFA’s Fundraising for the Generations.

Can I make charitable donations from my IRA?

For those age 70 1⁄2 or older and looking to help support the Norwin community through charitable donations, the Internal Revenue Service permits you to make a totally tax-free charitable donation directly from your traditional IRA account.

Honoring Veterans Day in the Norwin Community

This Veterans Day, consider spending time at two of the Norwin area’s hometown veterans memorials such as the Norwin Area Veterans Memorial, located beside Norwin High School and dedicated to Norwin graduates who gave their lives in military service to our country, and the Norwin Vets 2000 Memorial, located in front of the North Huntingdon Township Townhouse and dedicated to the honorable service of Norwin area veterans.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni

Nominations for the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni are no longer being accepted. Thank you for your interest and support. The Norwin Alumni & Friends Association, in cooperation with the Norwin School District Community Foundation, is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Class of Distinguished Alumni. The 2020 class will feature up to 10 alumni who have had careers of distinction since their days at Norwin High School.

Norwin Veterans Day 2019 Shirts Now Available: Show your Support

Help show your support for Norwin veterans this Veterans Day Norwin schools are proud to host annual Veterans Day assemblies to recognize the service of Norwin veterans. This year we are offering these navy blue shirts in both short and long sleeve to help show our support. Twenty-five percent of all proceeds will be donated to veterans organizations.

Support the NSDCF and the Norwin Community through the 2019 Days of Giving

The Norwin School District Community Foundation is sponsoring its 2019 Days of Giving in conjunction with Norwin’s Homecoming Week festivities that include the Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Thursday night, the Homecoming Court and football game on Friday night, and the Homecoming parade on Saturday morning. This annual event provides an opportunity for you to give back to your school community through a tax-deductible donation for educational programs and scholarships benefitting Norwin students from Wednesday, September 25th through Sunday, September 29th.