Forman Scholar Madinah Thomas Begins Her Career Journey as an Accountant

Madinah Thomas is all about seizing opportunities. Whether that’s an opportunity to try new things, to meet new people or to turn a simple recruiting visit into your dream job, taking opportunities is what led her to where she is today.

Forman Scholar Mariah Pierce Continues Her Education Journey in Graduate School

Mariah Pierce says her journey to earning her undergraduate degree wasn’t an easy one.


Foundation Celebrates Forman Scholars At 4th Annual Dinner

Now in its fourth year, the 2018 Scholars’ Dinner was held on June 18 at the Broadway United Methodist Church in Salem City and themed around our namesake’s personal love of travel.

Foundation Board Chair Jean Blauvelt Shares Inspiration for Forman Scholars

This week, at the Foundation's 4th annual Forman Scholars Celebration Dinner, our Board Chair Jean Blauvelt gave a inspiring speech full of advice for our current and incoming scholars in attendance.

Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Announces 2018 Forman Scholars, Allocates $64,000 in Acorn Fund College Savings to Salem City’s Class of 2018

The Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation is thrilled to announce that it has allocated $64,000 to distribute from the Acorn Fund college savings accounts of 45 students graduating in the class of 2018.

Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation Announces New Graduation Bonus for Acorn Fund Account Holders

New this year, the Forman S. Acton Educational Foundation is thrilled to introduce Graduation Bonuses of up to $1,000 to eligible Acorn Fund account holders.

Get Ready for this Year’s Salem City Block Party!

The annual Salem City Block Party returns Friday, June 8, to provide the Salem community with four hours of fun, free rides, and activities right down Market Street.

Forman Scholar Wins Delaware Entrepreneurship Competition

In April, Starrchild Jackson, a future Forman Scholar attending American University this fall, won the Junior Achievement of Delaware’s first Barracuda Bowl Regional Competition for his company Snappy Solutions.

Acorn Fund Distributions Available for 2018 Summer Semester – Apply by May 1

Acorn Fund account-holders: Request your distribution now and you'll receive your money by May 15!

City of Salem Honors Forman S. Acton with Proclamation

In February, City of Salem Mayor Charles Washington, Jr., celebrated our Foundation's namesake, Dr. Forman S. Acton, with a special proclamation honoring his legacy on the four-year anniversary of his passing.