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Texas Tech and UTEP Terry Scholars Leading Day of Service at Tent City

Amanda Castro-Crist

March 31, 2017

The scholars will work with Paul's Project in Lubbock to repair fences, host budgeting and interview workshops and organize donations at the homeless shelter.

WHAT: Terry Foundation Scholars from Texas Tech University and the University of Texas-El Paso (UTEP) will join Paul's Project-Grace Campus in Lubbock for a day of service.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday (April 1)

WHERE: 1301 Ave. A, Paul's Project-Grace Campus

EVENT:The Terry Foundation is a Houston-based program that provides full scholarships to outstanding Texas high school graduates for attendance at public Texas colleges and universities. The scholars have chosen to give back to the community in honor of their benefactors, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Terry of Houston, by working with Paul's Project at Grace Campus, formerly known as Tent City.

The event will begin with Mayor Dan Pope, who will present the students with special recognition for this project. Terry Scholars from Texas Tech and UTEP will repair fences, host budgeting and interview workshops and organize donations.

Donations of hygiene products can be made at any branch of Peoples Bank in Lubbock.

CONTACT: Heather Medley, assistant director, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8942 or heather.medley@ttu.edu

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