As 2019 comes to a close, PRO Aurora would like to express our deepest gratitude for your support. With your help, we were able to award more scholarship money than ever, which means we impacted more students than ever. Here are some of the year’s highlights:
Awarded $10,909 in full and partial Timothy Christopher Reece scholarships for students participating in School of Rock’s performance programs (up from $6844 last year). These funds benefitted 12 students (doubling our number from last year) and included two full summer camp scholarships and 8 private lessons for students from a local Title I school.
On October 26, volunteers with PRO Aurora partnered with School of Rock Aurora to transform the halls of School of Rock into a spooky zombie land!
About 75 students, friends, and family attended. The haunted hallway was the main attraction, featuring varying levels of scare to make it work for all ages. An old but goodie, the cake walk, was a popular new addition to this year's Prom, featuring creep-tastic music and lots of delicious treats.
Adults chatted and ate at the taco bar while students took turns rocking the karaoke all evening long.
Everyone brought their A-game when it came to cos...
On June 3, 2018, Josh March received the first Timothy Christopher Reece Scholarship. The award is merit-based, and the winner is selected by the School of Rock Aurora staff based on outstanding leadership and artistic skills. Congratulations, Josh!
Pictured: Jennifer Reece, Marsha Reece, Ron Reece, Josh Marsh, Matt Reece
It has been 6 months since we all said farewell to our dear friend. With that in mind, we are reminded of all the many wonderful joys and smiles that Tim has left with us. As PRO Aurora continues to grow and build, our focus on Tim's legacy is at the heart of everything we do. We truly miss this amazing man and our goal is to make sure that we are a true extension of all the spectacular characteristics of Tim that touched every individual who loved and cherished him. Please check out our Student Support page to learn more about the Timothy Christopher Reece Scholarship Fund! We are dedi...
Zombie Prom was a hit again this year with LIVE music from the SoR Aurora House Band, making this event a true "Rocking Dead" experience! Food, fun, games, and scary prizes were enjoyed by all who came out to celebrate Halloween rock 'n roll style! Awards in the following categories were also given out:
Best Screen-Time Character
Who would not want to win one of these amazing acknowledgements of costume success!!!
Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate this "spooktacular" event!