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10th Anniversary Bowling for Scholars

10th Anniversary Bowling for Scholars


Lights! Camera! Action!

The 10th annual Bowling for Scholars is set for 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Tropicana Lanes, 7960 Clayton Road in Richmond Heights.

Get your cast and crew together for an exciting afternoon of bowling.  The cost is $25 per person, $125 for a five-person team and includes ball and shoe rental and an “A-list” commemorative T-shirt. For just $250, your team will receive the red-carpet treatment as a Superteam. Online registration is available.

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For a shot at fame and fortune, enter the Bowling Pin Decorating Contest. You could win up to $125. Deadline for submission is April 1. Pick up your bowling pin at the campus bookstore, Foundation office or Continuing Education office at the Corporate College. Students can pick up free bowling pins to decorate - a $5 donation is suggested for all others. 

Once your pin is decorated, submit your masterpiece for screening.  The pin with the best visual effects will be selected by students and staff at each location, and will be awarded a $25 bookstore gift certificate.

All decorated pins will premier online on the Bidding for Good website beginning March 24 and at the Bowling for Scholars event April 11.

The pin that has the best box office return through online bids and money raised at the Bowling for Scholars event will win the grand prize of a $100 bookstore gift certificate.

If you are not able to bowl, don’t worry, there are still many ways you can contribute to this worthy cause.

  • Make a donation at the bookstore cash register – Dollar$ for $cholar$ for a chance to win an iPad mini
  • Donate an item for the online auction or silent auction (contact Ellen Gough at 636-422-2030 for more information)
  • Make an online donation to the scholarship fund through the STLCC Foundation. Corporate event sponsorships are also available. Sponsorship levels include:
    • Strike - $150-$249
    • Double - $250-$499
    • Turkey - $500-$999
    • Hambone - $1000-$2499
    • Five Bagger - $2500+

Every dollar raised goes directly to students to help purchase or rent textbooks and instructional materials for their classes. Over the past nine years, Bowling for Scholars has raised more than $241,000 helping over 1900 students.

The event is sponsored by STLCC Foundation and Auxiliary Services.

For more information, contact:

Ellen Gough at 636-422-2031
Donna Harmon at 314-539-5216
Christy Jaeger at 314-539-5730

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