Two major benefactors have partnered with PET to offer scholarships for high school students planning to pursue post-secondary education. The Billie Yancey Memorial Scholarship was established in honor of the late Ms. Yancey by her family…

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With the support of individuals, corporate and community organizations, the foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars over the years in grants and scholarships to assist students, teachers and programs not already funded by local… 

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Your company can change a life. Interested in learning more about how to be a sponsor? Our sponsors mean the world to the children and teachers in the Douglas County School System. It’s easy to give back to the community…

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What the Donations Fund Thanks to our generous sponsors, we are able to fund many educational projects like: Enriching Reading Growth for All Learners,  Pop, Boom, Pow! Chemical Reaction Glow Week, 5th Grade Literature Circles Integrating Social Studies into the Reading Curriculum...
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PET's Mission

PET’s mission is to generate, monitor and dispense funds; to provide financial support to programs for enrichment; and to encourage, recognize and reward excellence in the students and staff of the Douglas County School System. Funds come from a variety of sources including personal and business donations, honorariums and memorial gifts, endowments, grants, and fund raising events

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PET's Impact

For the 2016-2017 School Year, PET awarded $22,000 in Classroom Impact Grants to 33 projects, reaching approximately 8,600 students across all grade levels, and $18,500 in scholarships to 20 members of the Class of 2016 representing all five high schools. 

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