Be Part of the Promise

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The Muskegon Area Promise is a commitment to the young people of our community--that if they work hard they will be able to earn at least a two-year college degree tuition free.

Muskegon Area Promise awards first scholarships


Scholarships for Graduates of:

Calvary Christian Schools, Fruitport Community Schools, Holton Public Schools*
Mona Shores Public Schools, Montague Area Public Schools, Muskegon Catholic Central,
Muskegon Public Schools*, Muskegon Heights Public School Academy*, North Muskegon Public Schools, Oakridge Public Schools, Orchard View Schools, Ravenna Public Schools
Reeths-Puffer Schools, Western Michigan Christian, and Whitehall District Schools

*2015 and 2016 Graduates;  2017 Graduates of ALL Schools

You Can Be Part of the Promise

Donations over $200
Donations under $200


Muskegon Area Promise Zone Authority


Muskegon Area Promise Zone Authority Members

Member Name Organization Represented
Lee Coggin Baker College
Holly Hughes Community Representative
Robert Jacobs Community Shores Bank
Cindy Larsen Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
John Severson Muskegon Area Intermediate School District
Gary Nelund State Farm Insurance
Dale Nesbary Muskegon Community College
Steve Parker LongView Management Consulting
Megan Byard Muskegon Opportunity/Promise Zone Coordinator


Muskegon area promise zone meeting dates & minutes

August 19, 2014
September 15, 2014
October 21, 2014 (Cancelled)
November 18, 2014 (Cancelled)
December 10, 2014 (reschedule of November 18 meeting)
December 16, 2014 (Cancelled)
January 20, 2015 (Cancelled)
February 17, 2015
March 17, 2015
April 21, 2015
May 19, 2015
June 16, 2015
July 21, 2015
August 18, 2015
September 15, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 17, 2015
December 15, 2015