Pretty soon, I’ll have to start helping my son plan for college. They grow up so quickly, don’t they? It seems like just yesterday I was changing diapers. As a mother, I understand the importance of the need for our youth to continue higher education. That is why I am so excited to announce that Dobson’s Flooring America has teamed up with the Garland Rotary Club as co-grantor of six $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors in Garland ISD schools.
Higher education is no easy task, academically or financially. In fact, if you check news stories, college tuition is expected to rise anywhere between three to eight percent next year—depending on the part of the country you’re in. The point is, it’s becoming more difficult for our youth to afford a college education.
Having a college education is very critical to the success of not only individuals, but for the future of our community. That is why I was excited for Dobson Floors to be able to join the Garland Rotary to make higher education just a bit more affordable. The scholarship program is our way of giving back to our community while promoting the importance of higher education.
The scholarship program is geared toward Garland high school students who demonstrate financial need and complete application and essay requirements. Finalists are interviewed by Garland Rotary board members for final award determinations.
Each year, the Garland Rotary provides high school students with the scholarship opportunity. Dobson’s Flooring America is privileged to be recognized as co-grantor for each of the six scholarships that will be awarded.
At Dobson’s Flooring America, we don’t only say that we’re with you every step of the way… we mean it!