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.
Named in honor of Dr. Jo Marshall, this award was created to encourage personal leadership growth of Phi Theta Kappa advisors
Billy Wilson grew up wanting to be a member of Phi Theta Kappa — understandable in a household where his mother, Sally, was the Kappa Alpha Chapter advisor, and his father, Ernest, was Dean at Holmes Community College in Mississippi.
Rosemary and Lou Oberndorf are well known in the higher education world as steadfast supporters of college completion. Through relationships with colleges across the country, they have helped hundreds of students achieve their dreams of completing a college degree.