total of $44,000 in scholarships to Callaway County students attending either
Westminster College or William Woods University this fall.
off. Edward Jones of Fulton is showing its support for the Fulton Colleges Fund
Drive by pledging a $2,000 lead gift, setting the stage for a successful drive.
Tuesday (Aug. 9), with an 8 a.m. breakfast for volunteers in Aldridge
Recreation Center at William Woods University. Volunteers will report their
results Aug. 12 at a noon lunch at Mueller Leadership Center on the Westminster
during the week. Their goal is to raise as much money as possible to benefit
Callaway County students who attend Westminster or William Woods.
County with William Woods University and Westminster College by providing
hundreds of scholarships that have enabled local students to attend the two
Callaway County, the Board of Associates has increased the number of
scholarships it provides. This year they offered 20 scholarships, totaling $44,000.
Fund Drive assist in bridging the gap to higher education for Callaway County
high school students,” Jennifer
Brady, 2011 Fulton Colleges Board of Associates president and a financial
advisor at Edward Jones, said.
reinforced by our generous donors to this drive. The Fulton Colleges
Board of Associates appreciates the support of our community in this most
drive to secure local support for Westminster and William Woods since the fall
of 1967. Each year more than 90 volunteers lend their time, calling on
businesses and individual contributors.
dedication and commitment. The money raised
is divided equally between the two institutions, and the gifts help fund
scholarships for outstanding students in Callaway County.
for 2011-2012 are: Paige Baysinger, Samuel Binkley, Brittany Clingman, Jacob
Harrison, Stormey Hug, Symone Hurd, Tim Long, Elaine Merciel, Molly Nichols and
Cunningham, Rachel Davis, Kristen Dungan, Morgan Brown Emmons, Joseph Garwood,
John Johnson, James Jones, Andrew Rodriguez, Dillon Williams and Mariah Zahnter.
amount are welcome for the Fulton Colleges Fund. In addition anyone can join
the Fulton Colleges Board of Associates. Dues are $40 for a single membership
or $75 per couple. For more information, contact Brenda Foster at William Woods
or Jeni.Whittington at Westminster (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Callaway County students must be accepted to Westminster College or William
Woods University and meet all appropriate scholarship criteria.
of Associates Scholarship should contact Allison Bornhauser at William Woods University
or Aimee Bristow at Westminster College (aimee.bristow @westminster-mo.edu)
Scholarships are awarded in the spring for the following fall.