Shadow Ridge Project Recognized by Diamondbacks

Submitted by Dysart Office of Community Relations.

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation recently announced the 31 winning schools in the “D-backs $150,000 Back-To-School Challenge,” presented by the University of Phoenix. Dysart is proud to report that Shadow Ridge High School’s Signature Architecture Program was included as a winner for its Solar House Project.

With nearly 600 submissions from Arizona schools, the winning grants come from all around the state of Arizona and will fund projects ranging in need from school improvements to innovative educational programs. Submissions from teachers and faculty came from 14 counties in the state and 68 cities. All public, private and nonprofit charter schools, Grades K-12 were eligible and the winning schools sought to bring in funds to assist in one of four categories:

  • Educational Programs
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • School/Campus Improvements

Each winning school will be honored and receive a check on the field at a 2013 D-backs game next April and May at Chase Field. The D-backs will donate 1,000 tickets for students, parents, teachers and staff to attend the D-backs’ game in which their school will be honored.