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Adopt Our School

Recapping one of our most exciting community enrichment programs

"We know our local public schools’ budgets are very tight and hope [the Adopt Our School program] will be a big boost to the students and faculty."

Larry Collins
Remington College-Nashville Campus President

Remington College has always been fortunate to enjoy modern facilities and well-equipped classrooms and labs, but we know that it is often a struggle for public schools to keep themselves well stocked with supplies and equipment. Remington College launched the "Adopt Our School" program in 2010 to help provide public schools located near a physical Remington College campus with critical supplies like paper, pencils, pens, markers, hand sanitizer or whatever they need. In fact, the inaugural "Adopt Our School" project in 2010 generated such excitement and was so successful, we rolled it out again in 2011!

As Remington College – Ft. Worth Campus Facilities Manager Anthony Ordille commented after nearby Western Hills Elementary won in 2011, "It was great to see how excited the kids were when they came in and saw all of the supplies stacked on the tables."

Though we are not running the program this year, we are proud that we contributed to making many public schools in our campus communities better places to learn, play, create and excel. Excellence in education has always been and will always remain Remington College’s foremost goal.

The Numbers

  • $58,000: Total funds for all winning schools
  • $2,000: Max prize for individual schools
  • 18: Winning schools in 2010
  • 11: Winning schools in 2011
  • 10: States with eligible schools

"Adopt Our School" Rules & Regulations

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 01:40:38 PM
Latisha C. wrote...

I believe that this program will shape alot of young lives. It is very important for our youth to know that we as a community have their backs, and will do what we can do to make sure they have the tools to succeed!

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 02:34:59 PM
Elaine W. wrote...

We are so thankful that Remington College provided the school supplies. The supplies will benefit all of our students and staff. Our students will be ready to learn the first day of school.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 02:34:52 PM
Anna W. wrote...

The contest was a great way to demonstrate pride in our school! It shows what can be accomplished when the school and community work together for our children! The money will be spent in a way that will have a positive impact on EVERY student!!

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 10:55:25 AM
Earl D wrote...

We were overwhelmed with the amount of classroom supplies Remington College provided us with after winning the Adopt Our School program. They really know how to shop and maximize the $2,000.00. The teachers and students really appreciate all your efforts and you can be assured the material will be used to advance our students learning. Thank you for providing such a magnificent avenue to help our students and teachers.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 10:38:01 AM
Janie S. wrote...

It is great to have partners who care about helping our schools succeed. The generosity of Remington College will affect many lives. We are grateful to you for the Adopt Our School program.

Monday, April 26, 2010 11:16:56 AM
jean z wrote...

This was a wonderful contest...it provided us with an excellent opportunity to pull our principal, staff, parents, and friends together to work toward a common goal. The help that it will give our children cannot be measured in dollars or cents. Thank you.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 07:31:15 AM
Nancy wrote...

We are very fortunate to have been given the information about Remington College's Adopt Our School program from a parent. This is a great community resource provided by you. The opportunity to vote for our school has opened the door for our families, staff and community to be on the same page!! Thank you VERY MUCH!!

Thursday, March 04, 2010 11:38:46 AM
L. Davis wrote...

"I think this is a great thing that Remington College is doing to help schools. The average teacher spends about $1,000 of their personal money to purchase supplies for their students and classroom." May God bless all of your efforts to serve and to give back.

Thursday, March 04, 2010 11:38:38 AM
Steven F. wrote...

The Adopt Our School program is a fantastic way to lend a helping hand. I count it a privilege to help our local community and our surrounding schools. Thank you for being a part of changing the lives of others.

Friday, February 05, 2010 04:41:44 AM
B. Smith wrote...

For years I have seen many educators spend their hard earned money to purchase supplies to provide their students with the necessary tools to teach to the best of their ability. Now a local college like Remington College is helping to provide those tools by donating the extra that could have been kept for their owns needs to help those that need it the most...thankyou Remington...this is a great idea!

Thursday, February 04, 2010 02:36:51 PM
Sue F. wrote...

What a fantastic program !! Our teachers and classrooms can use all the help they can get! Thank you!

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