The Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Challenge
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You Threw Us a Lifeline...And We Reached Our Goal!
Thanks to many donors, more Phi Theta Kappa members will be able to complete their educational dreams. The Phi Theta Kappa Foundation is excited to announce that the second Oberndorf Challenge has been met! Combined with the previous match by Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf, the $500,000 Lifeline to Completion Scholarship Endowment has been created. Foundation CEO Dr. Nancy Rieves said “The Foundation is extremely grateful to all the chapters, members, advisors, alumni, administrators and friends who made the endowment a reality."
For more information on the Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship, go to ptk.org/oberndorf.
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