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The Southwest Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to work with Southwest High School and its alumni to create an exceptional educational experience for all Southwest students.  The Foundation raises money to support academic, athletic, and artistic opportunities for students and to provide scholarships to graduating seniors.

events

 

Golf event August 14!

Join the Southwest Foundation and Southwest alumni, students, parents, staff, and the community at our annual golf event. The fun and games will begin at Theodore Wirth Golf Course on Friday afternoon, August 14, beginning at 1:00 p.m. 

For information and tickets please contact Foundation board members and alumni Mike Roach '84 or Paul Roach '88 at mplsroach@gmail.com or prr@cornerstonecapital.com.

Southwest High School in quieter times--before the construction began!

Southwest High School in quieter times--before the construction began!

success stories

 

Destination Imagination Team finishes 5th in Global competition

The Southwest High School Destination Imagination team, nicknamed "Garden and Sock," placed 5th at the Destination Imagination Global Finals held at the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus this past week. The team placed 2nd in the "Instant Challenge" segment of the competition out of 79 teams that came from all across the U.S. as well as from China, Guatemala, Mexico, Poland, and Qatar.

To see everything the Foundation will fund with your support, click here.

2015 Destination Imagination Team in Knoxville, Tennessee

2015 Destination Imagination Team in Knoxville, Tennessee

News

Southwest Foundation awards scholarships to 25 students in the class of '15

William J. Beha Memorial Scholarship winner Audrey Heaney

William J. Beha Memorial Scholarship winner Audrey Heaney

At the Senior Awards Night on May 27, 2015, the Southwest Foundation awarded scholarships to 25 students in the Class of 2015. The Foundation is grateful to the alumni and community donors who support the scholarships. This year the Foundation awarded over $43,000 in scholarships at the Senior Awards Night. In addition, if the Class of 2014 and 2013 recipients of the Harvey Feldman Most Improved Athlete Scholarships meet the conditions for renewal of their scholarships the Foundation will give another $40,000 in scholarships for their college expenses. Click here for a list of the winners.

 

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