For Immediate Release
October 1, 2007
Rotary Club of Kerrville Presents Check To Hill Country College Fund
KERRVILLE, Texas – The Rotary Club of Kerrville recently presented Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund with a check for $1,000 to be placed in the Weaks Martin Rotary Scholarship Endowment. This endowment was established with Schreiner University by the Rotary Club to provide need-based tuition assistance grants for Hill Country students demonstrating academic worthiness. Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world.
From left to right, Mike Hunter, Hill Country College Fund vice-chairman and past Rotary president; Diane Green, Rotary vice-president and president-elect; Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for annual giving; and Alan Massey, Rotary president.
“The Rotary Club’s donation to the Weaks Martin Rotary Scholarship Endowment honors long-time Rotary member Weaks Martin,” said Jennnifer Farhoudi, the associate director of development for annual giving at Schreiner University. “Their gift ensures that local students will have the funds needed to attend college, pursue their educational goals, and make a positive impact on our community.”
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 more than $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.