A Fort Worth ISD administrator is using her pay raise to help provide students with scholarships.
Fort Worth, Texas (WiredPRNews.com) – A Fort Worth Independent School District administrator is donating a part of her salary to help fund scholarships for students. As reported by NBC DFW News, the district’s superintendent Melody Johnson is giving up her pay raise for a scholarship fund to help students pay for college.
Dr. Johnson is quoted in the report as stating of the initiative, “It is an honor for me to fund this scholarship and reward deserving young people who are working hard to better themselves… Those are the young people who will pay it forward by contributing to others with the kind of aid and support they have themselves been given.”
As noted in the report, FWISD seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who meet outlined criteria are elgible for the scholarship. Applications and other information about the Superintendent’s Scholarship Fund may be found by visiting the district’s website at http://www.fwisd.org/News/Pages/2010-02-26_Superintendent’sScholarshipFund.aspx.
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