Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Sharpstown was recently profiled in a report by our Audio/Visual Division, which found that 55 percent of the school's freshmen never make it to graduation. But for the 45 percent who do, college is mostly unaffordable. The school does have a general scholarship fund to help financially-strapped students continue on, but it's mostly empty, and has been for some time. And while SHS does graduate some pretty bright kids, most aren't headed to Bennington. The most popular local option, Houston Community, is inexpensive enough that your - no, our! - the Burro Hall family's! - donation can actually make a real difference to someone.
Checks should be made out to the Sharpstown HS General Scholarship Fund, and accompanied by this filled-out form (without it, the money could be misdirected, and your tax-deduction lost). The address is on the form.
And, hey - thanks.