- Associated Press - Friday, April 10, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A charity founded by Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and Pro Football Hall of Famer Alan Page honors its own all-stars this weekend.

The Page Education Foundation will celebrate 27 years of helping students of color have better access to higher education on Saturday with an all-star themed annual benefit gala at Target Field, highlighting former and current Page Scholars.

Students selected as Page Scholars get financial help for their post-secondary education, and in turn they spend at least 50 hours each year working with school children as real-life role models for success. In 2014 alone, the Foundation awarded educational grants totaling $812,000 to more than 500 Page Scholars attending more than 50 colleges and universities across Minnesota.

Page hits the Supreme Court’s mandatory retirement age of 70 in August.



Page Education Foundation: https://page-ed.org/

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