Two more Scholarships in 2017  - $2,000 - named on other page
Over $12,000 in Scholarships plus another $6,000 plus in total gift certificates for/to applicants.  
See this years Gift Certificate Donors  
Three in 2016 & 2015 recipients named on Scholarship handed out page
Four [$3,500] in 2014 (with more deserving applicants than we had money for)



2013 We gave out $3,500 in Scholarships to four recipientsUnfortunately we could only give out four Scholarships - there were at least four more extremely deserving applicants.  


News releases

2017

Aug. CBS Nightly News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/offering-a-chance-for-college-for-kids-with-incarcerated-parents/     

 Aug. St. George News http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2013/01/23/morgan-fresh-start-for-children-of-utah-inmates-willy-the-plumber-scholarship/   

 

2016

June City Weekly  http://www.cityweekly.net/TheDailyFeed/archives/2016/06/24/byu-tv-airs-doc-on-foundation-that-helps-prisoners-children 

Huge, huge - BYUtv, Turning Point did this on us -REALLY WORTH CHECKING OUT  

http://www.byutv.org/watch/62af4a00-1a80-40ef-bcd9-0776844e44ad/turning-point-the-willy-the-plumber-foundation

CBS Nightly News https://www.cbsnews.com/news/offering-a-chance-for-college-for-kids-with-incarcerated-parents/    

St. George News http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2013/01/23/morgan-fresh-start-for-children-of-utah-inmates-willy-the-plumber-scholarship/   

 

2015

Sept http://www.kaysvillerotary.com/Stories/karl-willy-winsness-speaks-to-the-kaysville-rotary-club 

July KSL/ Channel 5 News  http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=35539203 (and or) http://www.ksl.com/?sid=35539203&nid=148&title=former-prison-inmate-turns-life-around-helps-youth&s_cid=queue-4

Also the Deseret News http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865632805/Ex-inmate-now-offers-scholarships-to-kids-of-incarcerated-parents.html 

July  'People dot Com' story  http://www.people.com/article/former-felon-helps-kids-incarcerated-parents-college

 

2014 

Dec. a great U-tube video http://youtu.be/-nr8cYW5KDk 

July this is big/ great news for me and the Scholarship - the Draper Woman's Facility raised over $450 on their first Fourth 0f July Drive (the Men another $20) despite all the Prison's [Prison Big Brass] hurtles and obstacles.      

May - Daily Herald http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/south/salem/two-salem-students-receive-willy-the-plumber-scholarships/article_f0e1225f-aa5f-5092-b349-f03621ed4e80.html

May - KSL  http://www.ksl.com/?sid=29937741&nid=148&title=former-prison-inmate-gives-back-by-helping-to-educate-others&fm=home_page&s_cid=topstory

May - Fox  http://fox13now.com/2014/05/09/former-inmate-establishes-scholarship-fund-for-students-with-incarcerated-parents/   

 

2013  

July Ch 2 Pay it Forward - http://www.kutv.com/news/features/pay-it-forward/stories/vid_91.shtml 

July - http://www.mywestvalleyjournal.com/pages/full_story/15355/Former-inmate-provides-unique-scholarship-to-four-students/ 

June St. George- http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2013/06/11/avm-willy-the-plumber-shines-positive-new-light-on-children-of-utah-inmates-3500-in-scholarships-awarded/

June - Prove- http://www.heraldextra.com/news/local/north/pleasant-grove/pleasant-grove-grad-gets-scholarship-from-unusual-fund/article_8569084d-2456-5345-82f0-1d19f8489542.html 

June - SL Trib http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56439405-78/scholarship-scholarships-willy-plumber.html.csp 

May - C/W, Maycie  http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/blog-9526-scholarship-winner-describes-growing-up-the-child-of-addicts.html

May - Mariah; Channel 4 -  http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top_stories/story/Ex-con-gives-scholarship-to-children-of-other/kGpZzIg9jUezF493rpsAEQ.cspx 

Jan - St. George http://www.stgeorgeutah.com/news/archive/2013/01/23/morgan-fresh-start-for-children-of-utah-inmates-willy-the-plumber-scholarship/

 

2012  

Dec. - Channel 4  http://www.abc4.com/content/news/top_stories/story/Ex-convict-starts-scholarship-for-children-of/myhESGGNQkyvxafUwvfVcA.cspx

Oct. - SL Trib  http://www.sltrib.com/csp/cms/sites/sltrib/pages/printerfriendly.csp?id=54971579

Sept. - Sanpete  http://www.heraldextra.com/sanpete-county/news/willy-the-plumber-scholarship-started/article_e86e7f26-0f09-58bf-aae0-f5648c956646.html

2011 - First getting started (a big shout out to City Weekly for this article) 

May - C/W http://www.cityweekly.net/utah/article-13934-the-name-of-the-scholarship-is-the-willy-the-plumb.html







  





 
 

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