June 22, 2010
CONTACT: Anna Lee Farber
FOUNDATION GRANTS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS TO ATTEND INNOVATIVE SUMMER ARTS CAMP US
In addition to these summer scholarships, the FOR US Foundation awards approximately 20 classroom grants each school year. These grants help teachers enhance student curriculum in biology, chemistry, history, technology, physical education, and the arts. At a time when schools are in crisis, these grants allow teachers in Rowland Unified Schools to provide fun, creative educational opportunities that school budgets cannot afford.
The Foundation recently established a graduating senior scholarship fund for
Nogales, Rowland, and . A senior from each high school will receive a $500 scholarship toward college expenses. Santana High Schools
Every March, the Foundation hosts “Boots-N-Spurs Evening Round-Up” Casino Night, its only fundraising event. Income from Casino Night is the sole source of funding for the classroom grants and scholarships awarded by the Foundation. The public is invited to next year’s event on March 25, 2011.
Established in 1997, the Foundation is a community-based non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the education of students in Rowland Unified schools. Since its inception, the FOR US Foundation has awarded over $200,000 in grants and scholarships that stimulate children to think, explore, create, and stay in school.
For more information on the FOR US Foundation call (626) 935-8432. For more information about
, please visit www.RowlandSchools.org Rowland Unified School District