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2017 Celebration of Scholars

The AWC Foundation staff welcomed donors, scholarship recipients, and volunteers at the annual Celebration of Scholars event.  Over $75,000 was awarded during the fall 2017 semester! 

It is an honor and a privilege to recognize our scholarship donors who have made such an important investment in the lives of each of our recipients.  It is through their thoughtful and intentinoal generosity that the Arizona Western College Foundation is able to continue to provide assistance through the gift of scholarships and program support.  Their vision and heart for education have anchored the Foundation's ability to meet the ever increasing needs of our community.   The achievements of our hardworking students are a testament to the strength of our collective belief in and support of higher eduction for the benefit of our communities.

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On March 29th, 2017 Arizona Western College student Jacqueline Farley traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to receive two national writing awards from Sigma Kappa Delta, the National Two-Year College English Honor Society. Jaqueline won 2nd and 3rd place prizes for the National Essay Writing Contest...

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GM Foundation Donates $5000 to...

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