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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2019 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation recently awarded 7 scholarships to 2019 graduates from Ganado, Louise, Tidehaven, and El Campo High Schools. This brings the total scholarships awarded, since the Foundation was established, to 102 recipients and these 102 scholarships have a total value of $1,120,000.00. The Young Family Foundation’s main focus is to foster the benefits of a higher education. Each of the 2019 scholarship recipients will receive financial support through the YFF Scholarship, helping them obtain a college degree and achieve their individual career goals. The 2019 Scholarship recipients are: MacKenzie Skoruppa, Ganado High School; Ty Reid, Ganado High School;

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The Young Family Foundation Fosters Ganado Boy Scout Activities

The Ganado Boy Scouts, under the auspices of the Boy Scouts of America, “provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.” (Mission Statement of the BSA) The Young Family Foundation has helped foster the activities of the Ganado Boy Scouts for numerous years. The foundation’s most recent contribution has been a grant given to the scouts for the purpose of remodeling the Scout Hut in Ganado, Texas. The Scout Hut provides a site for the scouts to hold weekly troop meetings as well as an area to

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The Young Family Foundation Awards 2018 Scholarships

The Young Family Foundation, the non-profit organization founded in 2000 by YK Communications owners Raymond Young, Royce Young, and Paula Young Kacer, proudly announces their 2018 scholarship recipients. Each plans to attend an accredited college or vocational school located in the state of Texas. We congratulate them on their accomplishments and wish them much success as they continue their education. To date, more than 95 scholarships totaling $1,008,000.00 have been awarded to students in Ganado, Louise, Tidehaven, and El Campo for various academic and vocational programs. The 2018 scholarship recipients are: • Haylie Hicks, Janaya Carrasco, and Stephanie Kocian of

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The Young Family Foundation Awards $1 Million in Local Grants and Scholarships

Local non-profit has served students in Ganado, Louise, Tidehaven, and El Campo with $1 million in educational funding The Young Family Foundation is thrilled to announce that they have awarded a total of $1 million in scholarships and grants, a major milestone for an organization that continues to serve students. The Young Family Foundation is a local non-profit organization that was founded by the family who owns YK Communications. YK Communications has grown from a small telephone service provider to a full-scale communications company. In 2000, The Young Family Foundation was launched by YK Communications owners Raymond Young, Royce Young,

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