Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant To PBSC

The Wellington Community Foundation presents Palm Beach State College officials with a check for $10,000. (L-R) PBSC Veterans Services Manager Luis Torres, WCF Board Member Dr. Gordon Johnson, PBSC Corporate Partnership Director Ana Thomas, WCF Board Member Pam Tahan, WCF Chair Tom Wenham and WCF Vice Chair Maria Becker.

The Wellington Community Foundation recently awarded students at Palm Beach State College with assistance of $10,000. The funding will go specifically for Wellington resident veterans who will be attending during the upcoming school year.

These students participate in the Veterans for Success program, which enables veterans to attend college, and assists with tuition and educated-related expenses.

“This grant is directly in line with the foundation’s mission, and we are happy to assist the men and women who served to protect our country further their education,” WCF Chair Tom Wenham said.

This is the third consecutive year that the Wellington Community Foundation has partnered with PBSC to provide scholarships to these PBSC students.

The Wellington Community Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization committed to helping Wellington seniors, children and veterans by improving their quality of life. To learn more about the foundation, or to get involved, visit