Category: On Sight

Student Spotlight 2021: Ellie Thompson

Congratulations to Ellie Thompson! She is one of the Council’s outstanding scholarship recipients for 2021 and is receiving $2,000 to support her continuing education.

The Madison 18-year-old plans to attend Madison College this fall. She started taking college classes after recently graduating from the iForward Wisconsin Online Charter School. She attended Madison East during the first three years of high school. Ellie is currently working as a counselor at the Wisconsin Lions Summer Camp in Rosholt. Continue Reading Student Spotlight 2021: Ellie Thompson

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The Council’s White Cane Appeal is Underway

Appreciation for her own independence is why Connie Malak supports the Council’s annual White Cane Appeal.

“I remember watching a man using a white cane, and I was so taken with his ability to get around with it,” the Middleton woman says. “It’s great to know the Council can help people who are blind or visually impaired get tools like this to restore their feeling of independence.” Continue Reading The Council’s White Cane Appeal is Underway

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