Harris Foundation Donates $10,000 to Eastern Florida State For Public Safety Institute Students

By  //  July 25, 2017

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FUNDING CREATES 10 $1,000 SCHOLARSHIPS

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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A $10,000 donation from the Harris Foundation will help women and minority students at the Eastern Florida State College Public Safety Institute realize their goals of careers in public service.

The donation to the EFSC Foundation will create a $1,000 scholarship specifically for students pursuing Public Safety Institute degrees or certifications, funding awards for up to 10 students.

“Harris recognizes the importance of supporting education in our communities,” said Nino DiCosmo, president of Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications.

“Giving students the ability to gain a deep understanding of the mission-critical technology used in public safety will help prepare these future public safety professionals for success.”

A $10,000 donation from the Harris Foundation will help women and minority students at the Eastern Florida State College Public Safety Institute realize their goals of careers in public service.

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During the last academic year, the EFSC Foundation provided more than $574,000 in scholarship awards to 600 students. However, the need is great and many students remain unfunded.

“We’re very grateful to the Harris Foundation for this very generous gift,” said Jennie Kriete, Director of the EFSC Foundation.

“Our donors change lives here at Eastern Florida State College, helping students achieve their dreams of a successful career and a hopeful future.”

For more information about the EFSC Foundation, call the EFSC Foundation at 321- 433-7055 or email Jennie Kriete at krietej@easternflorida.edu

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ABOVE VIDEO: The Eastern Florida State College Foundation makes opportunity happen. The Foundation is the vehicle through which individuals, corporations and other supporters contribute to the College’s educational programs and student scholarships.

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