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2017 Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of West Texas is honored to award eight Lubbock County high school seniors with the Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship this year. This prestigious $20,000 scholarship is awarded to exceptional students who will be studying mathematics, science or engineering. Throughout the week, the Foundation surprised students at their schools to let them know they were chose to receive this award. We look forward to their continued success and wish them all well. 2017 Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship Recipients: Lexie Lyn Burris (Monterey High School) Laurel Lynn Baldwin White (Monterey High School) Hannah Jackson (Lubbock High School) Thomas Haverdink (Lubbock High School) Tr

2017 Grantee Luncheon

On April 12, 2017, the Community Foundation of West Texas held its annual Grantee Luncheon recognizing (6) nonprofit organizations and the outstanding service they provide to Lubbock and the South Plains. The Community Foundation recently announced over $680,000 distributed in grant dollars to non-profits throughout West Texas for the first quarter of 2017! Thank you also to Merrill Lynch who sponsored the luncheon and helped to present the Impact Award. IMPACT AWARD WINNER – CATHOLIC CHARITIES Catholic Charities of Lubbock was awarded the Impact Award and received a grant of $1,000 at the luncheon. The mission of Catholic Charities is to “serve the least among us” and to empower people t

Community Foundation of West Texas Grantee Luncheon

The Community Foundation of West Texas will hold their annual Grantee Luncheon recognizing (6) nonprofit organizations and the outstanding service they provide to Lubbock and the South Plains. The Community Foundation recently announced over $680,000 distributed in grant dollars to non-profits throughout West Texas for the first quarter of 2017! Those being recognized are: Arts and Culture: Wallace Theater (Levelland) Basic Needs and Self Sufficiency: Weekend Snack Sack Program (Slaton) Civic Social & Economic Development: Plainview Downtown Restoration (Plainview) Education/Youth: Caprock Cultural Association Animals: South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Each will receive

2017 Lubbock Art Association Scholarship

This year the Community Foundation of West Texas is pleased to announce that the Lubbock Art Association Scholarship has been awarded to Ashley McClellan, a senior at Frenship High School. Ashley was one of eleven applicants for this scholarship that is given to a Lubbock County senior who plans to pursue art education at the post-secondary level. Founded in 1951, the Lubbock Art Association was a community based visual arts organization that played an active role in promoting the fine arts and art education in the South Plains region until its dissolution in 2003. In furthering the Association’s efforts to strengthen the importance of the fine arts in this region for artists and art lovers,

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