All students in third grade at an Arizona school receive full college scholarships

Through the College Promise program, dozens of children will be able to attend institutions regardless of cost in future.
By: | May 3, 2022

All third graders at an Arizona school now have full ride scholarships to college thanks to a local nonprofit, the school district announced last week.

A spokesman for the Roosevelt School District No. 66 in Phoenix said all 63 third grade students at Bernard Black Elementary School will receive the scholarships.

The school invited the students to what they thought was a normal assembly and surprised them with the news.  The funds were raised by the Rosztoczy Foundation, an Avondale, Arizona nonprofit that runs a College Promise program to help send students to college.

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