Entries by scottrseeley

Meet Nick West: UAH Student and Scholarship Recipient

The first time I met Nick West we were on a bus heading to Montgomery for a School of Choice conference. It was A brisk winter morning as we boarded the bus before sunrise in January. Quickly assessing my seat, I noticed Nick in his Business suit. I was dressed in jeans, a sweater, and […]

Huntsville Botanical Garden Fairy Houses

Huntsville Botanical Gardens invites ALL ages to the educational program Fairy Houses: Windows into Nature, presented by Renee Simmons Raney. Raney is the author of Hairy, Scary but Mostly Merry Fairies: Curing Nature Deficit Disorder through Folklore, Imagination and Creative Activities. Building these fairy houses gives children the chance to enjoy playtime away from technology […]

Letter of Appreciation

We recently received this letter from one of our recipient parents, and we were very excited to share! As we bring many families the good news of the gift of education, we’re encouraged to begin finding new funding in the coming months! For more information on how you can help us give the gift of […]

2017 Scholarships Announced

Every year we work hard to get our scholarship awards sorted out as quickly as possible, and this year was no different. This year we received almost three times more applications than we can fund, and naturally we know this means that not everyone who applied will be able to receive a scholarship. Unfortunately, and […]

Alabama Sales Tax Holiday

Mark your calendars! Alabama will hold its annual Sales Tax Holiday beginning Friday, July 21, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. and ending Sunday, July 23, 2017 at midnight. This tax holiday gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies, computer and clothing free of state sales tax. Restrictions do apply. Clothing is limited to $100 […]

Rocket City SGO To Host Grand Re-Opening at Huntsville West

July 17, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rocket City SGO To Host Grand Re-Opening at Huntsville West on July 26 Huntsville, Alabama – Rocket City Scholarship ​Granting ​Organization has announced that it will hold its Grand Re-Opening at Huntsville’s premiere co-working space at Huntsville West on Wednesday, July 26th. Rocket City SGO has provided ​scholarships to […]

Free CPE Credits for CPA’s!

CPE credits are a required part of doing what professionals do best while maintaining their credentials. It can be expensive and daunting. Rocket City SGO has the answer for you! We offer a FREE 1 hour CPE credit to CPA’s and we provide professional training in the convenience of your own office. Grab your team […]

Parent’s Night Recap

What an honor to share more information with local families and learn more about how to support their children’s best learning style by making connections with our partner schools. Several parents came prepared and had acceptance letters from their school of choice already in hand. We heard from so many folks who stopped just to […]

Rocket SGO Essay Contest

Want to win up to $100? Just tell us about your inspiration! Who would you consider a great inspiration and why? Construct a persuasive essay that compares and contrasts the inspiration contributions of someone who inspires greatness before making a conclusion and explaining why you made your choice. Who Can Enter? Applicant must be a […]

Parent’s Night – Tuesday, March 28

If you’re looking for a night of family fun and are looking for more information about scholarships, look no further than our Parent’s Night coming up on Tuesday, March 28th! We’ll be meeting at the Cooper House at 406 Randolph Avenue SE from 6PM to 8PM, we’ll have opportunities for parents of current or new […]