Giving to SU

For Immediate Release
December 20, 2006

Nationwide Insurance Joe Cook Agency Presents Check To Hill Country College Fund

KERRVILLE, Texas – Nationwide Insurance Joe Cook Agency recently presented Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund with a check for $1,000. Nationwide Insurance’s donation to HCCF will help fund need-based tuition assistance grants for area Schreiner students.

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Pictured left to right are Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of
development for annual giving at Schreiner University and Robin Miears,
associate agent and office manager at Nationwide Insurance.

“Nationwide has given so generously to the Hill Country College Fund. Not only have they made an important contribution, but Robin Miears, associate agent and office manager, has also graciously donated her time as a Hill Country College Fund volunteer,” said Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for annual giving at Schreiner University. “We greatly appreciate their support.”

Since the Hill Country College Fund began in 1977, it has provided more than $8 million in need-based tuition assistance to students from Kimble, Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Bandera, Real, and Edwards counties and helps more than 250 Hill Country Students annually. Hill Country College Fund grants provide an average of more than $2,900 a year per recipient and one hundred percent of funds raised goes to student scholarships.

If you would like more information on how the Hill Country College Fund is making a difference for area Schreiner University students, or if you would like to make a contribution, visit Schreiner’s Web site at www.schreiner.edu or call 830-792-7201.

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