The MTH "First Class" Scholarship



Christopher Confero and I were chatting via Twitter tonight and came up with a BIG idea :: to pull together as the charter class of Making Things Happen and send one person to another MTH2010 with a "MTH FIRST CLASS SCHOLARSHIP." So many of us (myself included) were so fortunate to be chosen as scholarship recipients. That meant the world to me. Perhaps we can make that difference for someone else.

So in the spirit of paying it forward, we'd like to ask each of you to contribute to the MTH First Class Scholarship fund using the "Donate" button below. Your contribution will go to a PayPal account and the lump sum will be sent to Lara Casey to award to the recipient of her choice. I'll keep updating the amount so that we all know how much has been raised to date. UPDATE: We've had many contributions from outside the first class of MTH - if you were not part of the first class, but would like to help us MAKE BIG THINGS HAPPEN for another pro, please feel free to make a contribution below!

If you have any questions - post them here. Let's MAKE THIS HAPPEN for another deserving pro! Thank you all for your support! UPDATE: Read Lara Casey's Making Things Happen Vol 2 post for more details on MTH2010 and the MTH First Class Scholarship selection process. Contribution opporutnity will close Thursday at midnight. Application process will close Friday at midnight. Lara will announce the winner on Monday, January 11!

GOAL :: $700
RAISED :: $710!

Thank you, sincerely - on behalf of the MTH2010 Watercolor Class - to all 17 donors who contributed to this scholarship!  And thank you to all our Twitter friends who passed this around and helped MAKE THIS HAPPEN!  So excited for the pro this will change.

13 comments:

Lauren said...

Okay, I know I'm not part of MTH2010, but I had to look. You. Are. Amazing. :) What an awesome idea!

The Broke-Ass Bride said...

Go Emily Go! SO INSPIRING!

Christopher Confero said...

confero donation, and done. MTH2010!

Customized Wedding Creations said...

Wow, this is such a great idea. Just donated. :)

Katie Martin said...

Thanks for doing this! Sharing ideas and making things happen for others is what it is all about - Happy New Year!

Kristin Anne Photo said...

such a great idea! i can't think of an industry as inspiring and generous as the one we all get to be a part of...

Emily Ley said...

Thank you everyone! The MTH2010 class has done such an awesome thing with this! We'll be there soon - $180 to go!

AstridMueller said...

What a fabulous, generous endeavor! You go, Emily and Christopher!

Michelle @ HERPRESIGN said...

Almost there! Just donated. :)

Susan L said...

Congratulations, baby girl! Finally, some way that I could help and be a part of what you are doing! I'm proud of you! Aunt Susan

Emily Ley said...

Everyone - meet my sweet Aunt above! She's responsible for putting us over the top at the end. Thank you, on behalf of the first class of MTH2010, to everyone who contributed to this. This changed me sincerely - I cant wait to see what it does for one special pro.

Heather Gardner said...

What an amazing group of individuals - you all are ROCK STARS in my eyes and I hope that when you come to Denver, that I will be able to attend.

Best,
Heather

ashley said...

You and Chris blow me away for doing this! SO sorry I missed this last week while I was away. Great idea- way to put things into action and pay it forward!