Texas home builder donates $30,000 to Foundation
02.20.2017 | By Amanda Fenwick
PASADENA, Texas – Perry Homes has made a $30,000 donation to the San Jacinto College Foundation in support of student scholarships. To date, Perry Homes has donated $132,500 to the Foundation to help students fund their higher education.
“Their commitment to helping our students, their families and our community truly reflects their mission and who they are as a company,” said Ruth Keenan, executive director of the San Jacinto College Foundation. “We appreciate the longstanding partnership we have with Perry Homes, and their continued support of our students.”
Funds from this donation will go into the Perry Homes Endowed Scholarship with the San Jacinto College Foundation. Scholarships are awarded to students in the technical fields who have a preference for constructions management and drafting.
About the San Jacinto College Foundation
The San Jacinto College Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to enhancing the level of student achievement and excellence at San Jacinto College. Our purpose is to receive gifts, bequests, and donations, and to raise private funds to benefit the people of East Harris County, Texas. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. For more information about the Foundation, or to make a donation, please visit sanjac.edu/foundation, or call 281-998-6104.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 10 finalist and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.