For local students who’ve made a difference.
The Alex Popeck Never Back Down Foundation is no longer accepting scholarship applications for 2020. Be sure to sign up for updates for 2021 scholarship applications.
Our Board of Directors:
- President – Fred Altimont
- VP – Lynne Absher
- Treasurer – Bill Tzamaras
- Co-Chairman – Betsy Absher-Popeck
- Co-Chairman – Bart Popeck
If you have any questions or comments regarding the Alex Popeck “Never Back Down” Foundation, please direct them to AlexPopeckNBD@gmail.com.
You can help support the Foundation’s work by joining our mailing list, donating and joining us at our upcoming events! Thank you for visiting our site.
Our Mission & Vision
The Never Back Down Foundation is an organization established in the memory of Alex Popeck, a teen scholar-athlete, to influence teens to recognize that an individual can make a difference in their community. Specifically, the Foundation seeks to recognize teens who notice and act upon a challenge, injustice or need for change in their community, school or family.
The Foundation will raise funds via community-based events and other means to award scholarships to Montgomery County, Maryland high school students attending post-secondary educational institutions. The scholarship recipients will be recognized for demonstrating how they have made a difference in either their community, school, family, or an individual’s life by adopting Alex’s Never Back Down approach; to see and act. These Alex Popeck Difference Makers are recognized each spring.
Please consider donating to the Never Back Down Foundation. All donations are very much appreciated and go toward a great cause.
Awarding scholarships to local Montgomery County high school seniors who best embody Alex’s humanitarian values and are making a significant difference in their family, school or community.
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