Foundation awarded $40,000 grant from Tomball Regional Health Foundation

The Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) awarded a $40,015 grant to Lone Star College Foundation. 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."