PBS&J is donating $5,000 to Bay Education Foundation, Inc., local coordinator of the Take Stock in Children(r) program that provides eligible students with four-year scholarships, pairs them with adult mentors through college, and requires each student to participate in community service projects.
A check will be presented at noon on November 19, 2008, to Marilyn Fenimore, chair of the foundation, and Bill Husfelt, superintendent of Bay County Schools, by Gene Martin, PBS&J associate vice president. The presentation will take place at the Foundation Board meeting room, located at 1311 Balboa Avenue in Panama City. The grant is funded through The PBSJ Foundation,Inc.
"The scholarships PBS&J sponsors are life changing for our children,
their families, and the community," said Fenimore. "In exchange for
staying out of trouble and graduating from high school, students have
the chance to improve their future opportunities with a college
The funds received from PBS&J will be used to provide scholarships to
three deserving students, who must meet attendance and grade
requirements to be eligible. This marks the second year PBS&J has
donated to Bay Education Foundation.