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Beloved teacher endows grant that will continue though 2047

By Cindy Pantoja, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

The Contra Costa College Foundation received an $835,000 donation from the estate of a former educator and Richmond resident to fund 12 annual $2,500 scholarships through 2047. The Packard-Zell Memorial Scholarship, named after Gera...

Nurturing mentor dies

Nurturing mentor dies

November 7, 2017

Foundation to furnish one-time scholarship

By Andrew Weedon, Advocate Staff

September 6, 2017

An emergency fund, intended for students in need of immediate financial assistance, has recently become available with the help of the Contra Costa College Foundation. The Wrap-around fund, which went live Tuesday, August 22,...

Champion quarterback transfers to division 1

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

September 2, 2015

Community college athletics is well known as the fastest moving revolving door in all of sports due to the limited time student-athletes spend at any given campus. As it stands, the Contra Costa College football team initiall...

Grants launch dreams into inception

By Roxana Amparo, News Editor

April 21, 2015

Fourteen Contra Costa College students were awarded the Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship for their dedicated efforts in academics and community involvement. The Kennedy-King Memorial College Scholarship is given annually a...

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