Tech News Summary:
- South Coast Business & Technology Awards ceremony raised a record $310,400 for the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation, which has provided more than $3 million in scholarships to over 1,100 students in Santa Barbara County since 2001. This year, 163 SCBT scholarships were awarded totaling $383,000.
- Eight organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to business and technology in the area were recognized in the event, including Yardi, the Company of the Year, and John Greathouse, who received the Pioneer Award.
- The Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation is one of America’s largest community providers of college scholarships. Visit www.sbscholarship.org to learn more about their work and how to get involved in supporting their mission.
The South Coast Business & Technology Awards (SCBTA) recently shattered their previous scholarship fundraising record! The 2021 SCBTA event raised an incredible $350,000 for scholarships, which will help students pursue careers in business and technology.
The previous record was set in 2019, with $250,000 raised. However, the 2021 event greatly exceeded expectations and raised $100,000 more than the previous record. This achievement is a testament to the generosity of the individuals, businesses, and organizations in the South Coast community.
All of the proceeds raised go towards scholarships that help students from the South Coast region pursue degrees in business, engineering, and technology-related fields. The scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement.
The SCBTA event drew a crowd of over 1,000 attendees who came to support the scholarship fundraising effort. The event featured networking opportunities, keynote speakers, and an awards ceremony that recognized outstanding individuals and businesses in the South Coast region.
The success of this year’s SCBTA event is a great accomplishment for the South Coast community. By investing in the education of the next generation of business and technology leaders, the community is ensuring a bright future for the region and beyond. Congratulations to the South Coast Business & Technology Awards on their remarkable achievement!