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The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Proudly Announces 2021 Class of Forman Scholars

The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation is proud to formally announce the selection of its 2021 class of Forman Scholars....


Acorn Fund Account Holders Appreciative of College Care Packages Sent from Forman Youth Board

Regardless of whether college students have returned to their campuses to resume in-person learning or remain at home to continue...


Recognizing Trying Times, Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Youth Board Donates School Supplies to Local Salem Schools

With the 2020-2021 school year like no other, the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Youth Board organized a school supply...


Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Continues Efforts to Evolve and Increase Impact on Salem Youth through Partnership with Walter Rand Institute

Since the early days of the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation, we have always sought to find new ways to extend our impact...


Foundation Shares Fall Semester Update on Forman Scholars

It’s hard to believe how quickly the fall season is flying by! Typically, Director of Scholarships Rick Wilson travels to students’ universities to visit the Forman Scholars in person and on campus. Since so much has changed and we can’t travel as safely now, Rick transitioned his visits to virtual video calls and still had a meaningful time with the students.


Forman Scholar Jeremy Beal Determined to Transform Love of Music into Successful Engineering Career

Forman Scholar Jeremy Beal is not your average musician. Rather than using a piano or guitar to express his talent, Jeremy’s instrument of choice is his computer. An avid creator of electronic music, Jeremy uses a software program called FL Studio to build his musical masterpieces.


Forman Scholar Quadier Adams Committed to Serving Community as New Jersey State Police Narcotics Detective

As a young kid, Forman Scholar Quadier Adams found himself mesmerized by the police crime dramas he watched on TV. Shows like Criminal Minds and Flashpoint ignited his imagination, as he pictured himself participating in a thrilling stakeout or preventing a dangerous criminal from terrorizing a community.


Forman Scholar Diamani Reed is Destined to Sing Her Way to Stardom from Drew University to Hollywood

There’s no business like show business, and no one knows that better than Forman Scholar Diamani Reed. With a passion for the performing arts, Diamani has her sights set on voicing the next blockbuster animated Disney musical.


Forman Scholar Jacob Grusemeyer Plans to Follow in Family’s Footsteps and Become NJ State Trooper

For Forman Scholar Jacob Grusemeyer, law enforcement runs in the family. Many of his relatives are current or former New Jersey State Troopers. With a desire to continue his family’s legacy of service to the community, Jacob hopes to one day count himself among the State Troopers’ ranks and protect New Jersey’s highways on the turnpike beat.


Forman Scholar Darius Sanders Stays Focused on Academics with Hopes of Attending Law School

While a student at Salem High School, Darius Sanders never shied away from a challenge. He constantly pushed himself and made the most of his high school experience. Post graduation, Darius reflects on his time as a student athlete as he looks ahead to a robust academic career.


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