GCSC Foundation Receives Donation for The Gulf Coast Guarantee Program

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The Gulf Coast State College Foundation is excited to announce that they are receiving a donation from the Tapper Foundation in the amount of $50,000. The donation will be used to support The Gulf Coast Guarantee program to assist all high school students graduating from the GCSC service district with their tuition and fees.

“The Gulf Coast State College Foundation values the long-term generosity and support of the Tapper Foundation. The recent gift of $50,000 serves as a reminder of their commitment to connect the scholarship needs of Port St. Joe to the educational programs provided by Gulf Coast State College,” said Dr. Sean Preston, GCSC Foundation Executive Director.

A check presentation will be held during the District Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. EST at the Gulf/Franklin Campus in Building A.

For Media:
• GCSC Gulf/Franklin Campus, Building A
• Thursday, April 21, 2022
• 10:00 a.m. EST

The Gulf Coast State College Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarship opportunities and program support for students enrolled at Gulf Coast State College. The Foundation is committed to the belief that every deserving student merits a chance to continue his or her education regardless of cost. The Foundation, with the support of individuals, businesses, other foundations and grants, has created and endowed more than 750 scholarships. For 52 years, the Foundation has served Gulf Coast State College by donating more than $26 million for scholarship and program support.