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Board of Directors
This leadership team acts in a volunteer capacity and plays a critical role in the strategic direction and governance of the organization. They are responsible for setting policies, monitoring operations, and serve as advocates for Scholarships, Inc.
Much of the organization's work is done through standing committees. Many of our community supporters, with a wide array of interests and expertise, dedicate themselves to the mission of Scholarships, Inc. Standing committees include:
- Scholarship Committee: Recommends scholarship criteria and guidelines, evaluates changes and additions to scholarship programs, and oversees the scholarship selection process.
- Scholarship Selection Committees: Each year, 50+ scholarship selection volunteers review scholarship applications.
- Finance Committee: Responsible for overseeing investments, setting the budget, and making recommendations to the Board on the annual amount of scholarships to be awarded.
- Development Committee: Responsible for building and maintaining membership, attracting major donors, and planning special fundraising events.
Each year, Scholarships, Inc. hosts special events with the goal of raising funds, recognizing special individuals, promoting educational opportunities, and celebrating the organization's noteworthy accomplishments. During our annual Lamp of Knowledge Celebration, our scholarship recipients proudly accept their awards in front of friends, family, donors, and community members. Our volunteers assist staff by helping with planning, organization, recruitment and implementation of this very special dinner and ceremony.