GCSC Foundation Receives Endowed Gift for Gulf Coast Guarantee

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The Gulf Coast State College Foundation is excited to announce that is has received an Endowed Gift from the Helen J. McKinney Estate. Between 2004 and 2005, Gulf Coast State College was gifted just over $300,000 from the Estate of Helen J. McKinney. As stated in her will, she wished for this gift to be used for programming and education throughout the College. While some of the funds have been used over time for these purposes, the GCSC Foundation has $206,200 remaining of this estate gift. This remaining fund will be endowed into the Gulf Coast Guarantee Scholarship fund and enhancing the lives of future students for years to come. A check presentation for the Endowed Gift will be held during the District Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in the William C. Cramer, Jr. Seminar Room.

For Media:
• GCSC Panama City Campus, Student Union West, William C. Cramer, Jr. Seminar Room (3rd floor)
• Thursday, June 30, 2022
• 10:00 a.m.

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.