• April 14, 2021

Tags : EPISD Education Foundation

EPISD Education Foundation awards more than $70,000 in scholarships

The EPISD Education Foundation announced Thursday that they had awarded $70,250 in scholarships to 72 members of the Class of 2020. “The EPISD Education Foundation is grateful for the commitment of our donors who understand the great need to support the Class of 2020 during this unprecedented time,” said foundation president Russell Wiggs. “We hope […]Read More

EPISD Education Foundation will continue to award scholarships to seniors

High-school seniors in the District will still receive scholarships from the EPISD Education Foundation in May even if the school closures prevent organizers from hosting award ceremonies. “We had an overwhelming response from our seniors this year and remain committed to helping our seniors reach their college dreams,” said foundation president Russell Wiggs. “Given the […]Read More

Art teachers get training, auction off art for EPISD Foundation

Visual arts teachers don’t have wait for inspiration to hit. Instead, they cultivate it during hands-on workshops EPISD Fine Arts Department develops to help them be successful in the classroom. And this time around, the art pieces they craft during the workshops will help raise funds for scholarships and teacher grants benefiting the EPISD Education […]Read More

Gallery+Story: EPISD Education Foundation Teacher Grants help students

Teachers throughout the District are putting the EPISD Education Foundation grants they received to good use. Irvin High School teacher Sonja Quintero used her extra funds to beef up her food science students’ food truck project and pay for their food handler’s certificates. Quintero’s students showcase their knowledge and culinary skills during their annual showcase […]Read More

EPISD Education Foundation offering Classroom Impact Grants

Teacher Isabel Malone’s dream of creating an art club to foster the talents of her young students finally came to fruition this school year after she applied and was granted a Classroom Impact Grant from the EPISD Education Foundation. The Powell Art Club meets regularly to allow fourth- and fifth-grade students to grow their talent […]Read More

El Paso ISD Education Foundation Awards $70K in Scholarships to

The EPISD Education Foundation visited 13 senior awards assemblies this year to surprise 67 graduating seniors with a $1,000 scholarship. Board members awarded scholarships at all 10 traditional high schools, Silva Health Magnet, Transmountain Early College High School and the College, Career and Technology Academy delivering scholarships during graduation season. “Every year, we look forward […]Read More

EPISD Education Foundation Distributes $25,000 for Teacher Grants

Nearly 30 teachers in the El Paso Independent School District got a helping hand from the EPISD Education Foundation in helping bring innovative instruction into classrooms all over the District. The Foundation surprised 29 teachers with grants up to $1,000 this fall — bringing the grand total of giving back to EPISD at more than $120,000 […]Read More