Create Healthy Announces Further Investments in Hill Country Students

Published On: May 28th, 2024Categories: Updates

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Create Healthy, the Fredericksburg-based foundation investing in the health and wellness of the Hill Country, announced more than $220,000 in scholarship donations for seven local non-profit organizations supporting the educational needs of Hill Country students. These established scholarship programs support local students in their pursuit of higher education at trade schools, community colleges, and universities.

“Expanding education opportunities and access to resources enables more Hill Country students to advance their education and pursue their goals and passions,” said Jayne Pope, CEO, Create Healthy. “We know there is a strong link between education and improved health and wellness, and these scholarships offer another avenue for our foundation to invest in our communities’ healthy future.”

Create Healthy Scholarships

Gillespie County FHS Academic Boosters: $86,200
Fredericksburg Noon Rotary: $18,000
Harper PTO: $18,300
Mason ISD Scholarship Foundation: $16,500
Johnson City Community Education Foundation: $17,100
Llano ISD Educational Foundation: $37,200
Comfort Pass It On Scholarship Fund: $27,000

Scholarships were reviewed and approved by the Create Healthy’s scholarship council and volunteer board of directors, ensuring Create Healthy supports educational programs that align with the mission of supporting scholarship programs that meet a community need.

“Investments in Hill Country students are an investment in Hill Country’s health and wellness,” said Erin Carter, chair of Create Healthy’s scholarship council. “Higher education changes lives and represents a strong opportunity to make a generational impact for Hill Country students and their families.”

More information about the Scholarship Council and previous scholarship donations can be found here.

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