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Lone Star College
News Release
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Lone Star College Foundation sets StarGala date for 2017

HOUSTON – The Lone Star College Foundation announced that its StarGala 2017 is set for Saturday, April 29 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.

“Mark your calendars and plan to join us April 29 for an amazing evening benefiting student scholarships and programs at Lone Star College,” said Nicole Robinson Gauthier, executive director, LSC Foundation.

“The impact of last year’s StarGala was life-changing,” said Robinson Gauthier.

StarGala 2016 provided:

·         $33,700 in new scholarships awarded to 67 deserving students.

·         $29,450 in support of various college programs.

·         $88,931 toward the LSC Promise Scholarship.

·         $358,384 additional investment to the endowment.

Sponsorship and underwriting opportunities are available for StarGala 2017 to help support students and programs at Lone Star College, and donors are even able to contribute to StarGala 2017 before the end of this year for 2016 tax considerations.

For more information, visit LoneStar.edu/StarGala2017 or for questions, email Susan Summers at Susan.Summers@LoneStar.edu.

The mission of the Lone Star College Foundation is to change lives through student scholarships and quality educational programs achieved by excellence in relationship building, fundraising and investment management.  Since its creation in 1991, the Foundation has expanded its initial investment of $20,000 into an extensive portfolio of $22 million.  For more information, visit LoneStarCollegeFoundation.org or 832.813.6636.

Known for its leadership, innovation and steadfast commitment to student success, Lone Star College provides high-quality academic transfer and workforce education / career training programs to more than 83,000 credit students each semester, and a total enrollment of 95,000 students. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to promote student success and economic prosperity. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visitLoneStar.edu.




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