PSJA North receives NBC RISE America grant to support theatre program

PHARR – The PSJA North Early College High School Theatre Department was awarded a $10,000 NBC R.I.S.E America grant during a surprise announcement on Monday, March 5, 2018. The school is one of only 50 selected from across the nation and the only one in the Rio Grande Valley awarded.
Through R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America, NBC has awarded each of the 50 winning schools with a $10,000 grant that will cover the critical needs of their theatre programs ranging from production expenses to technical equipment and master classes. NBC is facilitating the program in partnership with the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF), a non-profit organization dedicated to shaping lives through theatre education.

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