GOOD NEWS: Scholarship funds presented to local colleges

The Odessa Board of Realtors’ Annual Christmas Tour of Homes raised more than $24,000 for local colleges.

These scholarships were awarded to each college at a luncheon March 27.

This is the 24th year the Odessa Board of Realtors has hosted the Christmas Tour of Homes. The following homeowners generously opened their homes on Dec. 3 to allow the community to take part in raising scholarships for local colleges: Tonjua and Darrel Farris, Cheryl and Tony Cunningham; Sarah and Clay Moore; and Carol and Travis Fisher.

Jeff Meyers, executive director for advancement, and Kim McKay, vice president for student services and enrollment management, accepted the scholarship funds on behalf of Odessa College.

Tatum Hubbard, chief of staff/executive director of communications, accepted the scholarship funds on behalf of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.