A Year of Fundraising
$140,000 in scholarship funds was presented to Great Plains Technology Center for student tuition and need. This represents the generosity of the Technology Center district supporters following a year of fund raising. Be a part of giving to the Foundation and help those who need it the most at a time when it is most needed. (Find out more about becoming a Cornerstone Partner) To see if you qualify for a scholarship contact Dustin Davidson, GPTC Financial Aid Officer.
To donate by credit card, please call 580.250.5607 during normal business hours.
How Contributions are Distributed
TOTAL AWARDS BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2000 AND December 31, 2020
$69,615 EMERGENCY GRANTS
$177,450 STAFF ACTIVITIES/IN SERVICE
$70,000 ENTREPRENEURIAL SCHOLAR
$500 STUDENT LEADERSHIP STIPENDS
$400,000 (REPAID UPON SALES) – STUDENT BUILT HOUSE FINANCING (7 HOUSES)
THE FOUNDATION PROVIDED APPROXIMATELY $800,000 IN STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
FROM ITS CREATION IN 1980 THROUGH 12/31/1999.
NEXT STEP SCHOLARSHIPS
Tuition scholarships for high school seniors of the current year and previous year
TRADITIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships for adult students based on financial need
Emergency grants are provided for items such as utilities, uniforms, tools, eye glasses, books, fees, certifications and transportation.
GPTC Practical Nurse Graduate
Ken Taylor Memorial Scholarship Recipient
(funded by the GPTC Foundation)
GREAT PLAINS TECHNOLOGY CENTER FOUNDATION, INC.
OFFICERS AND TRUSTEES
Denise Floyd, Chairman
Kent Jester, President
Shane Lupi, Vice-President
Jason Smith, Treasurer
Tammy Morales, Secretary
Clarence Fortney, Superintendent
Hon. Loyd Benson
Dr. George Bridges, DDS
BG (r) Jesse Cross