Joe Cook Agency Presents Check to Hill Country College Fund
Nationwide Insurance Joe Cook Agency recently presented Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund with a check for $1,500. Nationwide Insurance’s donation to HCCF will help fund need-based tuition assistance grants for area Schreiner students.
Robin Miears, associate agent and office manager of the Joe Cook Agency, as well as a Hill Country College Fund volunteer presents a check for $1,500 to Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of annual giving for Schreiner University.
“Nationwide’s support of the Hill Country College Fund has helped countless local students achieve their dreams of a college education. We are so appreciative of the active role they have taken in the campaign. Not only have they made a very generous gift to the fund drive, 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 $8.5 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.