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High Schools Served
The Board of
Progress to Date
B of A Award 2006
Ring of Honor
March 24, 2006
Winner of Clara
Definition of Disability
"Rewarding courageous disabled and able-bodied
high school seniors who have overcome tremendous obstacles to graduate"
The primary function of SupportAbility is to award The Julie Inman Courage Award to high school seniors who have graduated, despite tremendous personal obstacles.
The award is to be used to further education or vocational goals and is given to a student who shows courage in overcoming life's obstacles. It recognizes courage and determintion over physical and/or learning disabilities, illness of self or of a parent, financial difficulties, the death of a loved one or unusually difficult cirumstances at home.
SupportAbility serves 15 schools in Orange & Los Angeles counties - of these 15 schools, two have student-run Campus Clubs, and five are Memorial Awards.
Recipients are encouraged to stay in contact! They are invited to fundraising events and offered book money for school and education.
The second task of SupportAbility is publishing our newsletter, EmpowerAbility. It is written and distributed quartely to our supporters and contributors. It reports on SA's work, success and planned events.