For Immediate Release
October 13, 2008
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, Kacy Smith and Rusty Garvin with Wells Fargo, Stan Cobbs and Linda Somerville, chairs of Hill Country College Fund, Cheri Rue of Wells Fargo and HCCF community division, Lucy Gould from Schreiner University and Mike Huff, president of Wells Fargo Bank.
“Wells Fargo Bank has been a dedicated supporter of the Hill Country College Fund for more than a decade,” said Lucy Gould, associate director of annual giving at Schreiner University. “We are very appreciative of their support which has been instrumental in changing the lives of our Hill Country students. 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 $9 million in need-based tuition assistance to students from Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, and Real 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.