January 30, 2018
Grant Available to Cactus Shadows Graduating Seniors
This spring, the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) will awards at a $500 college grant to a graduating Cactus Shadows senior. Graduating seniors who have been accepted for college in the coming fall are invited to submit applications for the award. The application submission deadline is April 6, 2018.
The applications are evaluated by a GPPA committee based on the past performance and future potential, with particular focus on activities demonstrating a commitment to environmental preservation, wildlife conservation, and the protection of quality of life in our community. Applicants are also asked to submit referral letters from two teachers and a paper describing what the work they have done to help the environment we live in.
For award Information and an application contact Melissa Beverly, CSHS School Counselor, 480-580-2412, MBeverly@ccusd93.org. It is anticipated that the award will be presented at the Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center at the Senior Awards Ceremony.
Founded in 1977 by Pinnacle Peak area residents, the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association (GPPA) that sponsors this grant is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to environmental preservation, wildlife conservation, and the protection of the quality of life in the North Scottsdale/Desert Foothills Sonoran Desert. GPPA publishes A Peek at the Peak (The Peak) magazine. For additional information about GPPA visit About Us.