Deborah Gertz Husar has covered West-Central Illinois and agriculture at The Herald-Whig since 1989. She is a graduate of Knox College and received a master's degree in public affairs reporting from Sangamon State University, now the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is a native of St. Louis.
Funds from Blessing Hospital, Quincy Medical Group and the Adams County Medical Society are matched by fundraising efforts by the alliance, a group of physician spouses, to provide the grants launched some 10 years ago when school funding was being cut.
The competency-based education pilot program benefits QPS hiring.
The event helps support the Golden Historical Society and costs to maintain the windmill complex for the coming year.