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Plain Green donates to Stone Child College for scholarships, programs

Donation continues commitment to education and preservation of Chippewa Cree heritage

 

September 5, 2019

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Stone Child College President Cory L. Sangrey-Billy, left, and Plain Green CEO Steve Parker pose for a photograph with a check for $60,000 Plain Green donated to the college for scholarships and education programs.

Press release

Plain Green provided a donation to Stone Child College Aug. 29 to fund scholarships and the community college's ongoing educational programs.

The college offers degrees ranging from early childhood education, Native American studies and liberal arts to general science, business and information systems. The post-secondary educational programs are designed to meet the specific needs of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, including certificate programs in accounting, hospitality, customer relations, pre-engineering and pre-nursing.

"Higher education has a direct impact on the future prosperity of our tribe and the community," Plain Green Chief Executive Officer Steve Parker said. "As a former IT Manager at Stone Child College, I know firsthand about the important work being done by the teachers and administrators. We are pleased to further support the college's programs and offer scholarships to help students establish their career paths."

Stone Child College is a tribally chartered college established to deliver post-secondary educational opportunities through degrees, certificates and continuing education. SCC stresses the importance of preserving the Chippewa Cree language, culture and history. SCC is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges.

 

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