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Tallgrass Creek Celebrates its 2016 Student Scholar Eden Pierce

May 16, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS  (May 12, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community today celebrated Eden Pierce of Kansas City Christian School who is its Class of 2016 Student Scholar at an Award Ceremony. Pierce earned a four-year collegiate scholarship from the $24,818 raised this year by residents.


In the previous seven years, the Tallgrass Creek Scholars Program has raised $192,000 assisting students to advance their collegiate careers.


To be eligible for a scholarship, the students employed in the Dining Services Department must work a minimum of 1,000 hours between their junior and senior years of high school, build positive relationships with residents and maintain a strong work record while employed at Tallgrass Creek.