4/30/20102Goal #1 – Grow the ScholarshipThe PACTS Alumni Committee will distribute $5,000 in scholarship dollars to graduatingstudents through June 2010. Named in honor of Gilbert A. West Jr., the program is designedto honor the outgoing spirit, generosity, and goodwill that Gilbert created as one of theprogram’s first Explainers.
June 2010- Launch Junior Alumni Mentoring Program.
Currently only graduatingstudents have meeting and mentorship opportunities with PACTS Alumni Mentors. At theend of the ’09-’10 School Year, PACTS students leaving the 11
Grade will have exclusivementoring opportunities with PACTS Alumni. The program is designed to assist ourstudents create a plan of excellence that will guide them to a successful college applicationand preparation process.
By May 2011- Double the Scholarship Financial Pool
. In 2010, the AlumniCommittee will distribute one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating Explainer. Beginning in2011, the fund will expand to be able to support the distribution of $2,000 yearly withoutseverely depleting the fund. This will be accomplished by a major Alumni FundraisingProgram.
June 2011- Begin awarding two Scholarships yearly.
A stronger Scholarship fundbase will allow the program to award scholarship funds to two outgoing seniors every year.Goal #2- Triple the active membership of the Alumni Committee
Fall 2010- Relaunch the PACTS Mentor Program.
The PACTS Alumni Committeewill serve as the primary conduit for providing meaningful opportunities for PACTS Alumni members to interact with the current student population as mentors, workshopassistants, and project leaders. The Alumni Committee will work with the volunteerdepartment to set a yearly volunteer hour goal for the Alumni members to reach.
Fall 2010- Alumni Quarterly Meetings Begin
. The Alumni Board will begin hostingquarterly sessions to update all Alumni Members on current happenings, newopportunities, and program happenings. This meeting will also serve as a point for AlumniMembers to re-connect.
June 2011- Alumni Weekend Programming Relaunch
. The PACTS Alumni Boardwill continue to be a major source of support and programming to celebrate the graduationof PACTS students.Goal #3- Increase visibility in the museum and community
2010- Ongoing New Student Recruitment
. PACTS Alumni Members will be asked tosupport the recruitment of new PACTS Students through personal promotions andactivities. This will be supported by the PACTS Staff