Group sponsors school scholarships

The South Texas Association of School Maintenance Officials hosted it final meeting of the school year for personnel in school maintenance across the Valley at the Rio Grande Valley Partnership Chamber in Weslaco on April 27.

Annette Van Brunt of Van Brunt & Associates spoke to the group on how no or low cost changes can save school districts thousands of dollars on energy costs.

Van Brunt will also be sponsoring two scholarships bringing to a total seven $800 scholarships to be awarded this year. STASMO’s scholarship program helps students, members and family members in maintenance-related programs in their endeavor for higher education. STASMO invites all local school districts to participate in their annual Summer Conference being held this year at South Padre Island June 22-23. Visit their website for more information,<;.