For Immediate Release
October 25, 2007
Bank of the Hills Presents Check to Hill Country College Fund
KERRVILLE, Texas – Bank of the Hills recently presented Schreiner University’s Hill Country College Fund with a check for $500. The bank’s donation to HCCF will help fund need-based tuition assistance grants for area Schreiner students.
Tom Gould, executive vice president and regional chief credit officer for Bank of the Hills, and Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for annual giving at Schreiner University.
“Bank of the Hills’s support of Hill Country College Fund means so much both to Schreiner University and to the many deserving, local students who are able pursue their dreams of a college education thanks to their generosity,” said Jennifer Farhoudi, associate director of development for annual giving at Schreiner University.
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.