Patricia Tollens Teacher Grant
Patricia was a South Bend Central High school alum and from there she went on to get her Bachelors at Ball State and her masters at the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Tollens worked as an elementary school teacher for SBCSC until retiring in 1990. She was a member of the NEA, the I.S.T.A Retired Teachers Associations, St. Joseph County Retired Educators, and the American Association of University Women. The "Patricia Tollens Endowment" was set up in her honor.
Since this endowment was established, 7 grants have been given in Patricia Tollens' name totaling $10,203.98 benefitting 1,597 students.