Chicago college offers free tuition for these wanting a Christian schooling for his or her youngsters
CHICAGO (CBS) — Only on 2.
We all know a personal schooling is an expense many households cannot afford, however now an unbelievable supply from a South Side college: free tuition.
CBS 2’s Shardaa grey explains the way it’s potential.
“We don’t want you to decide between groceries or rent and a quality Christian education.”
That’s the message Pastor John Boston the second desires South Side dad and mom to know.
“When you decide to register and take that leap, we’re going to do everything we can to make sure you have access not just to reading, writing and arithmetic, but to value-based character-building education that has been providing its service to this community for 109 years.”
On August twenty second, the Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist Church voted unanimously to make tuition free for households wanting to provide their kids entry to a Christian schooling.
“We hear daily in the news, shootings, deaths and now our kids are being killed at very early ages. Something needs to be done,” mentioned Kathryn Kyle, Chicago SDA Christian School principal.
Chicago SDA Christian college has 31 college students enrolled proper now and it has a capability for 50. In order to get the free tuition, Principal Kathryn Kyle says simply present proof of earnings. The college has served Chicago for greater than 100 years.
“It has produced doctors, nurses, engineers, entrepreneurs, scientists,” Kyle mentioned.
Pastor Boston says registration normally price $350. It price $4,000 for a baby to attend college for a yr. Boston mentioned they’re in a position to give free tuition as a result of a number of folks have donated cash through the years.
“We have had commitments closer to $185,000 since we started and that will give us enough to do this again next year and if we keep that going, we can keep this going,” Boston mentioned.
There’s no deadline to use for the free tuition. They plan to supply it all through the varsity yr.