POE - South Bay is a new chapter of POE, started in 2015 by Donna Guldimann and Rosemary Rossi. Our mission and goals are the same, and we are dedicated to helping students fulfill their desire for a college degree. Modeling on the proven track record of POE, we are serving an area that POE does not currently cover, but all agree has strong students who are in need of financial help.
At the present time we have a relationship with Lincoln High School in San Jose, Pioneer High School in San Jose and Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos. By working with the guidance departments and college/ career centers in both schools we explain our program to qualified students and encourage them to apply. In many cases the applicants are the first in their family to go on to college. Our scholarships are for the entire four to five years that it takes the student to graduate. We also provide mentorship throughout the course of the student’s college years to ensure a successful graduation.
We will continue to collaborate with both high schools to increase the scholarships offered, based on our fund raising abilities.
- Los Gatos High School
- Lincoln High School
- Pioneer High School
In partnership with:
- Rotary Club of Saratoga
- House Family Winery