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East Grand Rapids Public Schools

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Academic Boosters

Academic Boosters

The mission of the Academic Boosters is to encourage and recognize the academic achievement of all East Grand Rapids High School students. Your 2023-2024 membership helps us continue this valuable work. Click here to become a member today!



  • Organize and fund TEACHER-LED EXAM PREP sessions
  • Provide financial support to numerous EGRHS ACADEMIC CLUBS and STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
  • Fund scholarships for TOP 5 MOST IMPROVED SENIORS, the students that demonstrate the most academic improvement during their four years at EGRHS
  • Fund scholarships for TOP 15 SENIORS based on their cumulative GPAs
  • Recognize academic improvement and excellence
  • Organize and fund the WINTER WHIRL and PROGRESSIVE DINNER events, with all proceeds going to the support of East Grand Rapids students
  • CONNECT PARENTS like you and cultivate a community that values academic achievement for all students


The easiest way to support Academic Boosters is by becoming a member. Click here to join, or click here for a printable membership form.
Contact Us:

Contact Us:

Address: 2211 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Katie Flermoen, President
Rachael Cooley, Vice President
Kate Austin, Treasurer
Sarah Conway, Assistant Treasurer
Melissa Mitchell, Recording Secretary
Sarah Adloff, Corresponding Secretary
Tracy Wolford, Past President
Meeting Dates:

Meeting Dates:

EGR Academic Boosters meets monthly at 6:30 pm in the EGRHS Learning Commons Conference Room.
    • Monday, September 11 @ 6:30 pm
    • Monday, October 2 @ 6:30 pm
    • Monday, November 6 @ 6:30 pm: Combined AB/PTO meeting with guest speaker Justine ONeill, Pediatric Sleep Consultant
    • Monday, December 11 @ 6:30 
    • Monday, January 8 @ 6:30 pm
    • Monday, February 12 @ 6:30 pm
    • Tuesday, March 5 @ 9 am: Combined AB/PTO Book Club meeting to discuss "The Emotional Lives of Teenagers" by Lisa Damour, PhD
    • Monday, April 15 @ 6:30 pm
**Also please save the date for The Progressive Dinner, Saturday, January 20.
Awards are based on a cumulative weighted grade point average:
  • Cum Laude: 3.250 to 3.599
  • Magna Cum Laude: 3.600 to 3.999
  • Summa Cum Laude: 4.000 and above

Scholarships are given to the 5 most improved seniors, the students that demonstrate the most academic improvement during their four years at EGRHS and the top 15 seniors based on their cumulative weighted GPA through 7 semesters.
  • Application for the scholarships is not required
  • The amount of the scholarships will be determined each year based on the money available
  • The 5 most improved seniors will be announced at the Senior Honors Assembly. The top 15 seniors will be announced at graduation.