MH Education Foundation focus of Rotary meeting


Photo: (left to right) Committee members Wes Wood, President Kriss Yunker, Renae Schocke, Mark Hopper, Mountain Home Education Foundation (MHEF) Executive Director Jennifer Seaman, Rotarian/Mountain Home Public Schools Superintendent Jake Long and Trevor Himschoot. Photo: Courtesy Brenda Nelson, MH Rotary PR Chair
The Rotary Club of Mountain Home has donated to the Mountain Home Education Foundation’s “Promise” campaign. For the last several years, local Rotarians have contributed $8,000 to help provide tuition-free education to all Mountain Home High School graduates attending Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH).
Jennifer Seaman, executive director of the MHEF, explained how “The Promise” helps give these students a free two-year jump toward their education or allows them to continue their schooling at a four-year university, following ASUMH graduation. Besides the donation of $8,000 to the MHEF, local Rotarians award an additional $10,000-15,000 annually, selected by the club’s Rotary scholarship committee, chaired by Mike Heslep.
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