To assist all Dumas High School students, including economically disadvantaged and/or physically disabled students, to further their education at institutions of higher learning by providing funding through scholarships and the QUEST program.
Goals of DEF
-To encourage academic excellence in Dumas schools by providing funding not available through local, state or federal sources
-To build public confindence in our school
-To put public back in public schools
-To involve the community in the support and improvement of the quality of education
-To promote and publicize the strength of Dumas schools
- The Dumas Education Foundation, Inc. received its non-profit status in December 1994.
- Since 1994, the Foundation has distributed several funds to the Grants-To-Teacher program. This program is designed to support innovative projects and creative teaching approaches in Dumas schools. Providing funding not otherwise available for such projects that have potential to enhance the learning process.
- Since 1994, the Scholarship Program has distributed over $320,000 in funds to students wishing to seek a higher level of education or a vocational agenda.
Dumas Demon Plaza Fundraiser
Thanks to all the individuals and organizations who have made a brick contribution to the Dumas Demon Plaza Fundraiser! The plaza looks great with so many booster clubs, individuals and families being represented. A new order will be placed every three months so think about how you would like to contribute to the students of DHS by donating a brick as well as permanently make your mark on the front of Dumas High School.
If you would like to purchase a brick, please submit a form with a check to P.O. Box 615 Dumas, Texas 79029. Click here to download the form. Forms are also available at the Chocolate Pantry, Adrem Land Company, Dumas News Press, Xtreme Realty, Moore County Courthouse and the High Plains Observer.
The cost of the bricks are $50.00 for a 4”x 8” brick and $100.00 for the 8” x 8” size. Checks should be made out to the Dumas Education Foundation and mailed to DEF at P.O. Box 615 Dumas, Texas 79029.
For further information contact Shawn Frische at (806) 930-1336 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brenda Rice at (806) 341-8099
The Dumas Education Foundation Scholarship applications will soon be available for graduating Dumas High School seniors as well as students continuing their education in college or technical school. The Continuing Education Scholarships were posted on April 8, 2015 and are due by June 29, 2015. The link to the scholarships is in the left column and also a link on how to type out your application.