The Rice Scholarship

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In 2013, former Austin High School graduate Derica Rice provided a $250,000 scholarship endowment to the Decatur City Schools Foundation. In 2017, the scholarship endowment was increased to $1,000,000. Rice is Executive Vice President for CVS Health and President of CVS Caremark. The Rice Scholarship awards $5,000 scholarships annually to Austin High School graduates. READ MORE

Athelyne C. Banks Scholarship


In the Last Will and Testament of long-time local educator Athelyne C. Banks, a scholarship fund was established through a bequest to the Decatur City Schools Foundation. The Foundation awards a college bound graduating senior from each district high school with a $500 scholarship annually. READ MORE