TOMBALL (March 8, 2021) – Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) is proud to announce it awarded Lone Star College $40,015. The award will be used to pay for certification exam fees for LSC-Tomball nursing, surgical, pharmacy and occupational therapy students.
“These tests are required for the students to start their careers,” said Nicole Robinson Gauthier, CFRE, LSC Foundation executive director. “We are so grateful for the wonderful support Tomball Regional Health Foundation has provided Lone Star College over the years. Their assistance makes such a difference to our students.”
The grant will help pay for 242 LSC-Tomball students to take their certification exams. Successful completion of these exams will allow students to be licensed in their chosen field and ready to enter the workforce.
“Now, more than ever, it is critical we continue the mission of supporting health care students,” said Lynn LeBouef, Tomball Hospital Authority CEO and LSC Foundation board treasurer. “This collaboration between Tomball Regional Health Foundation and Lone Star College will continue our goal to improve public health, prevent disease, promote wellness and enhance the general welfare of the citizens.”
The Tomball Regional Health Foundation mission is to promote wellness and improve health status for all residents in our communities through programs that enhance access to health care, preventative care and health education.
“Lone Star College Tomball is grateful for the continued support of Tomball Regional Health Foundation,” said Lee Ann Nutt, Ed.D., LSC-Tomball president. “Not only does this grant benefit our students, but it also helps keep our community healthy and strong.”
Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) is the new name of the Tomball Hospital Authority (THA). The THA was the owner and operator of the Tomball Regional Medical Center from its founding in 1976 up until its sale in 2011. TRHF’s mission is to promote wellness and improve health status for all residents in our communities through programs that enhance access to health care, preventative care and health education. Please visit the new TRHF website at www.trhfoundation.org for more information regarding the foundation.
About Lone Star College Foundation was founded in 1991, LSC Foundation has expanded its initial investment of $20,000 into an extensive portfolio of over $26 million, and has provided over $14 million in scholarships to nearly 14,500 students, as well as more than $6 million in program support since its inception. The mission of LSC Foundation is to change lives through student scholarships and quality educational programs achieved by excellence in relationship building, fundraising and investment management. Visit LoneStar.edu/Giving for more information.
About Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of almost $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, 10 centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.