Leadership Corpus Christi Class 43 presented $7,610 to the Coastal Bend Community Foundation today to the LCC Scholarship fund created by Leadership Corpus Christi Classes 36 and 39.
The fund awards $1,000 each year to a graduating senior or college freshman with less than 30 credit hours planning to attend Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi or The Craft Training Center. The student must demonstrate financial need and a commitment to community service and leadership. Students apply for the scholarship through the Coastal Bend Community Foundation.
The presentation took place Wednesday, June 17 at the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce. In attendance to present the award were members of Leadership Corpus Christi Class 43, the Leadership Corpus Christi Alumni Association, Chamber of Commerce and past Leadership Alumni. Karen Wesson, Director of Scholarships for the Coastal Bend Community Foundation, was present to accept the check on behalf of the Community Foundation.
About Leadership Corpus Christi
Leadership Corpus Christi is a 10 month leadership program to educate potential and existing business and community leaders through exposure to the diverse realities, personalities and challenges in the community; and to develop and enhance visionary leadership skills through in-depth training. It is a program of the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation and began in 1972. LCC is currently on its 44th consecutive class.
About the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation
The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and partner organization of the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the Foundation is to develop and empower leaders and entrepreneurs to make a positive impact in Corpus Christi. Foundation Programs include Leadership Corpus Christi, Lemonade Day Corpus Christi, What’s up Corpus Christi? Online Calendar and Special Event, Conquer the Coast™.