Justin Hardesty, owner of the investment firm Hardesty Partners, is the new president of the Jackson Local Schools Foundation, a position he will retain for the next two years. He has been a member of the Foundation’s board of directors since 2004 and helped develop its signature fundraising event, the Polar Bear Plunge, serving as the event’s chairman for the past two years.
“I could not be more pleased to continue the momentum of our school foundation, sustained by a terrific board of directors and led over the past two years by Jim Camp,” Mr. Hardesty said.
Community ‘plunges’ into charity
February 16, 2020
Polar Bear Plunge participants ranged in age from grade schoolers, to high schoolers, to community leaders, to senior citizens. Every age group got involved to make a difference. Jackson Local Superintendent Chris DiLoreto led the way and was one of the first to enter the lake.
...trustees heard a presentation from Jim Camp and Justin Hardesty, president and vice president of the Jackson Local Schools Foundation. The pair thanked trustees and Fiscal Officer Randy Gonzalez for support they have provided.
Canton, Jackson take on Ohio Electric Vehicle Grand Prix
May 11, 2019
The goal of the Ohio Electric Vehicle Grand Prix is see which student-built electric car could finish the most laps in an hour. Thanks to a grant from the Jackson Local Schools Foundation, Jackson Memorial Middle School students were able to build a car to enter into the race.