63 HOUSTON AREA HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS RECEIVE A HELPING HAND FOR COLLEGE
Leaders and Achievers? Scholarship Program Recognizes Students' Achievements Both in and Out of the Classroom
Comcast NBCUniversal recently announced that it has awarded $67,000 in scholarships for the 2017-18 school year to Houston area students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers? Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, recognizes the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.
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Child Advocates and the McDonald's Houston Children's Festival
Every 9 minutes, a child in Texas experiences abuse or neglect. Nearly 4,000 children in the Houston area have experienced such life-threatening abuse or neglect that they had to be removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Child Advocates trains everyday people to advocate for the best interests of these children in court so they can find safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. Ashley Brockette, PR/Marketing talks about how you can support the organization.