CISBF awarded $236K by Benton County

$236,156.16 for Communities in Schools All in for Kids Program Communities in Schools of Benton-Franklin (CISBF) seeks to reduce and eventually eliminate gang and other criminal activity for young people in Benton County by targeting at-risk students at six schools that have the highest needs: Aimstad Elementary, Eastgate Elementary, Westgate Elementary, Highlands Middle, Marcus Whitman […]

Richland Student Overcomes Homelessness, Graduates with Honors

At eighteen years old, Sharon was working five jobs to support herself when she received a call saying that she would have to either attend school or drop out. In a bold move, she decided to quit working and concentrate on school. Sharon entered her senior year of high school with painful memories of homelessness […]