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August 28, 2015


MRH Alumni Earns Ava Grace Scholarship

A Maplewood Richmond Heights graduate (class of 2015), Presten Pinnell was recently awarded the Ava's Grace Scholarship. This fall, Pinnell started his freshmen year at the University of Central Missouri. The scholarship (which has varying amounts) can be renewed for four years of their higher education. The video below takes an in depth look at this years Ava’s Grace scholarship class with Pinnell providing vocals throughout the video.

Ava’s Grace Scholarship Foundation is providing hope to young people who have dreams of higher education and a different life. The mission is to break the cycle of incarceration through the gift of education. Founded in 2010, Ava’s Grace Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to children of incarcerated parents in the state of Missouri. Read more on their website


For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.