Jackson makes donation to Reid State Technical College to support student scholarships

Published 9:57 am Friday, October 20, 2023

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Special to the Advance

President Coretta Boykin announced recently a generous donation of $5,000 from Rep. Thomas “Action” Jackson to Reid State Technical College, dedicated to bolstering student scholarships.

This contribution comes at a pivotal time, as Reid State Technical College recently experienced an impressive 30 percent increase in enrollment, including high school dual enrollment programs.

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The $5,000 donation from Jackson, representing Alabama’s House District 68, demonstrates a firm commitment to the betterment of education in our community. These funds will be directed towards supporting the various needs of students at Reid State Technical College, fostering an environment of growth, opportunity and inclusivity.

The official presentation of the donation took place during the College’s annual fall Advisory Dinner, which was held on Tuesday, October 17, 2023.

Jackson, a strong advocate for educational initiatives, seized this opportunity to express his unwavering dedication to the pursuit of academic excellence and equal access to education.

Reid State Technical College appreciates Jackson’s generosity, and this significant contribution will undoubtedly make a profound impact on the lives of the students who benefit from these scholarships. The College extends its gratitude to Jackson for his continuous support of education and the local community.