City of Battleground Receives National Recognition

Dated: 01/01/2013

Views: 1059

A place for youth to thrive

In September of 2012, the city of Battleground, WA was named as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING, (International Netherlands Group, a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.  

The award comes at a time when the high school drop out rate nationally is alarmingly high. The city was recognized for its dedication to making the community and its schools a place where youth can thrive.

Kyle Harris, of Battleground was the competitions youth scholarship winner. She was awarded a $2500 scholarship for her essay raising awareness of teen suicide.

Congratulations to Kyle and the city of Battleground for their outstanding efforts on behalf of their youth.

 

 

Want to Advertise on this Site?

Latest Blog Posts

3 Reasons To Ask Your Realtor For A Lender Referral

3 Reasons To Ask Your Realtor For A Lender ReferralYou are one in a million if you have enough cash to buy a home! For most people getting pre-approved for a home loan is one of the first steps in

Read More

The True Cost Of Not Owning A Home

There are a lot of reasons why owning is better than renting, here are a few reasons comparing the cost of not owning a home:1- The Price is so CloseRenters are facing increases everyday. With

Read More

Three Tips For Making An Offer

1- Determine a Price RangeThis should happen right before you start the homebuying process. If you don’t know how much you can afford, you will be shopping in the dark with a blank check

Read More