Linda

Categories: Student Story
mom with her two daughters
After leaving a difficult marriage five days before the birth of her second child, Linda suddenly found herself a single mother needing to find a way to provide a safe, stable future for her family.  She knew that going back to school was the way “to build a life for my children,” and in considering …

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Celebrating Scholarship Recipients & Donors

Categories: News
group photo of scholarship recipients
This is why we do what we do. At this year’s Scholarship Social, more than 170 CCS students and donors came together to celebrate the recipients of Foundation scholarships during the 2017-18 academic year.  This inspiring event gives scholarship recipients the opportunity to meet the donors who support their scholarship, and donors are given a …

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Scholarship Recipient Shares Her Story

Categories: News
anne, scc student
Anne, a Spokane Community College student and CCS Foundation scholarship recipient, recently spoke to The Spokesman-Review about her decision to go back to school and what it meant to receive her scholarship. After working to represent herself through her divorce and custody battle, Anne was inspired to attend law school to help others in similar …

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Jake

Categories: Student Story
smiling couple
Education hasn’t come easy for me. I come from an environment where going to college after high school isn’t even discussed as a possibility. Neither of my parents hold a college degree, and it was never part of their plans for me to get one either. My father was a self-starter who worked very hard …

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Foundation Awards More than $600,000 in Scholarships

Categories: News
scholarship vintage seal
The CCS Foundation is awarding over $600,000 in scholarships to more than 500 students at the Community Colleges of Spokane for the 2017-18 academic year. Students attending Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College receive funds ranging from $500 to full tuition of $4,000 per year. Recipients were chosen from more than 1,500 applicants based on …

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