For Immediate Release
November 1, 2007
Wells Fargo Presents $3,000 Check To Hill Country College Fund
Wells Fargo Bank recently presented Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund with a check for $3,000 to help fund need-based tuition assistance grants for area Schreiner students.
(from left to right) Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for Annual Giving, Sue Tiemann, Hill Country College Fund campaign chairwoman, Juanita Rutherford administrative assistant for Wells Fargo Bank and Hill Country College Fund community volunteer, Sandra Parman, Wells Fargo community bank president for the Hill Country, and Mike Huff, Kerrville Wells Fargo bank president
“Wells Fargo Bank has been a dedicated supporter of the Hill Country College Fund for over a decade. We are very appreciative of their support which has been instrumental in changing the lives of our Hill Country students,” said Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for annual giving at Schreiner University. “Their generous donation plays a vital role in helping local students get a quality college education.”
Since the Hill Country College Fund began in 1977, it has provided more than $8.5 million in need-based tuition assistance to students from Kimble, Kerr, Gillespie, Kendall, Bandera, Real, and Edwards counties and helps more than 300 Hill Country Students annually. Hill Country College Fund grants provide an average of over $2,100 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.