Back row (left to right): Mr. Keith Sinor, Member, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Mr. Dan Mims, Vice Chair, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Mr. John Moon, Jr., Assistant Secretary, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Mrs. Marie Flickinger, Chair, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Mr. Brad Hance, Member, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Mr. Larry Wilson, Secretary, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees; Dr. Ruede Wheeler, Member, San Jacinto College Board of Trustees. Front row (left to right): Mr. Steve Cowart; Mrs. Ruth Keenan, Executive Director, San Jacinto College Foundation; Mr. Melvin Cowart, Dr. Brenda Hellyer, Chancellor, San Jacinto College. Photo credit: Teri Fowle, San Jacinto College marketing department.
Board of Trustees recognizes
Mel and Steve Cowart
Amanda Booren, November 12, 2012
PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees recently recognized Melvin and Steve Cowart for their generous support of student scholarships and the San Jacinto College Foundation.
“Mel and Steve Cowart have been pillars of support to the San Jacinto College Foundation particularly in their support of the Promise for Their Future fund,” said Ruth Keenan, executive director of the San Jacinto College Foundation. “Their impact in the community is legendary and widespread and we are truly grateful for all they do to support the success of our students and the enrichment of our community.”
To date, Melvin and his son Steve have donated a total of $43,000 to the Promise for Their Future scholarship fund, including a $25,000 as underwriters for the 50th anniversary gala held earlier this year.
About the San Jacinto College Foundation
The San Jacinto College Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to enhancing the level of student achievement and excellence at San Jacinto College. Our purpose is to receive gifts, bequests, and donations, and to raise private funds to benefit the people of East Harris County, Texas. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. For more information about the Foundation, or to make a donation, please visit www.sanjacfoundation.org, or call 281-998-6104.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.