The Ben Jackson Foundation is pleased to introduce Travel Award Recipient Ty Varney.   Varney is a 2017 graduate of Belleville High School and has been working towards a Criminal Justice degree from Madison Area Technical College.   He enrolled in college after graduation to pursue his degree, and is a member of the Belleville Fire Department.…

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From: Belleville, WI High School: Belleville High School Class: 2017 Branch: United States Marine Corps Why I decided to enlist in the military I decided to enlist after college to further my life experience and grow in a environment that will challenge me to be my best. The skills I learn in the military will…

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The Ben Jackson Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest award recipient, Coltyn Winkers. Brittany Kiefer, his girlfriend, nominated him for this award. Coltyn is a 2018 graduate of Belleville High School and has enlisted in the Air Force. He will be going to San Antonio, Texas for basic training. This will be is first…

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From: Belleville, WI High School: Belleville High School Class: 2018 Branch: United States Air Force Why I decided to enlist in the military It was something I was always interested in growing up and wanted to straight out of high school but never really had the courage to join and commit to it. But after…

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From: Belleville, WI High School: Belleville High School Class: 2019 Branch: United States Army Why I decided to enlist in the militaryIt has been a goal of mine sense I was a child I have never set goals for myself except for this one and I’m happy to see it actually happen now! Why I…

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This past summer, the Belleville Knights of Columbus, Council #6630, decided they wanted to do even more for their community, so they decided to embark on a project to build and sell picnic tables. Several Knights donated their time to the project on weekends and evenings, and over the course of a few months built…

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