Since 2015, the “gifts of education” program has awarded $39,000 in scholarships. The deadline is Friday, April 12, 2019.  Call Gems of Hope at 319-393-9681 for an application.

Our generous community continues to support this worthy program. Recent donors include  West Side Transport, GreatAmerica Leasing, Wells Fargo, McGrath Automotive Group, Lil’ Drug, Diamond V, The Bloomhall Family and The Gems of Hope Youth Advisory Board. Because of these organizations and other donors and supporters a significant impact has been made to the “Gifts of Education” Scholarship Program.  

2018 Gifts of Education Award Recipient
Twelve, $1,500.00 awards:

Tyler Arens, Belle Plaine High School
Joey Drahozal, Xavier High School
Collin Farr, Prairie High School
William “Cody” Gray, Central City High School
Nicholas Johnson, Prairie High School
Veronica Jons, North-Linn CSD
Morgan Klostermann, Linn-Mar
Mitchell McCauley, Center Point Urbana High School
Kim Pereboom, Kennedy High School
Lilly Anne Proper, Linn-Mar High School
Ashby Renner, Kennedy High School
Elizabeth (Elly) Schuemann, Linn-Mar High School