The Home School Court Report
VOLUME XXI, NUMBER 2
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March / April 2005


FEATURES
Taylor broke ground with NCAA
Judicial Tyranny Goes Global
Let the Facts Speak

DEPARTMENTS
Freedom watch
From the heart

Realizing dreams

For more information

From the director

HSF Mission Statement
Across the states
Members only
Active cases
About campus

PHC grad wins prize for economics paper
President's page

ET AL.

On the other hand: a Contrario Sensu

HSLDA social services contact policy/A plethora of forms

HSLDA legal inquiries


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FROM THE HEART

Realizing dreams

Part of the Home School Foundation's mission of promoting homeschooling is to prepare the next generation of homeschoolers for the future. One of the ways we accomplish this is through the Patrick Henry College Scholarship Fund for Home School Legal Defense Association Members. Through this fund, we award scholarships to HSLDA member children on the basis of financial need, academic merit, and community service.

An HSF scholarship paved the way for California homeschool graduate Audrey Flowers to attend Patrick Henry College. The Flowers family joined HSLDA in 1990.
In 2004, HSF awarded nine scholarships to PHC freshmen. Each recipient already possessed many of the characteristics essential to succeeding at PHC; the Home School Foundation simply helped them surmount one of the final obstacles to attending: the financial challenge of affording a private college education on a single-income family's budget.

Audrey Flowers, a Government–Public Policy major, says, "Knowing that I wanted to study government narrowed the choices of colleges, but with the additional criteria of conservative and Christian, the choices almost disappeared. PHC was the school for me, so applying and being accepted was easy. The harder part was collecting enough money to afford it. The scholarship gave me a boost on finances, which gave me hope that I will be able to complete the degree."

For Amy Alexander, a Classical Liberal Arts major, attending PHC is a dream come true. "When I was in 8th grade, PHC was just starting. I eagerly followed the progress of the school, and every night for a year, I prayed that God would let me attend PHC."She adds, "I am very grateful to God and HSF for allowing me to realize my dream of attending PHC."

Bethany Barzee, another Public Policy major, thanks those who donated to the fund. She says, "The Homeschool Foundation's scholarship for PHC students has been such a blessing for my family. It has made the sometimes overwhelming experience of opening my tuition bill much less formidable by easing the financial burden of my college education. Thank you!"

For more information

For contribution or application information, or to request a brochure describing all of our funds, contact us at 540-338-8899, visit online at http://www.homeschoolfoundation.org, or email info@homeschoolfoundation.org.

Federal employees may designate the Home School Foundation as their CFC recipient by using code 2099.


From the director

If you would like to help homeschooled students realize their dreams, please consider a donation to the PHC Scholarship Fund for HSLDA Members. We will be awarding scholarships again in the spring of this year and hope to provide as many as 10 freshmen with tuition grants forfall 2005.

Most scholarship recipients work for PHC, HSLDA, or HSF as a condition of their financial aid. In performing necessary, though sometimes mundane, tasks, these students are demonstrating grace and excellence. The lessons they learn at school and on the job will help keep their hearts humble and usable, regardless of the magnitude of their accomplishments later in life.

Thanks for investing in homeschool graduates' futures and in the future of our next generation of leaders!


Chuck Hurst, Executive Director

The foundation's mission is to preserve parental freedoms, promote homeschooling, provide assistance to needy homeschooling families, and support like-minded organizations.