Foundation Blog

Former Renton Mayor Denis Law will honor the memory Dr. Donald Bressler, who served as president of Renton Technical College from 2000-2009. Bressler died Aug. 5, 2020, in Wisconsin.

When culinary student Sandra Hebert had a tight budget month, the Foundation provided gas cards through the emergency grant program so she could get to school. 

Angelina Onishchenko can't wait to join the healthcare front lines. Your support of scholarships helped open the door for Angelina to pursue her dream to become a nurse.

This is the remarkable story of Mustafa Musa and how your support made the impossible, possible...


Renowned New York City Chef Angie Mar wowed guests at the Celebrity Chef Dinner and reception with her luxurious cuisine and signature style, and RTC culinary students had the opportunity to learn from one of the best.

Foundation support was there for Renton Technical College graduate Don Hawkins when he needed it most. "Thanks to RTC and the Foundation, I was able to pay for school when my dad experienced medical problems," Hawkins said. "I always felt welcomed here. It's a community school. I'm indebted to RTC."

Christine Nabatanzi crossed an ocean to start a better life, now the honors student and mother of two, is realizing her dream to work in the high-demand field of ophthalmology.

We call the kitchen the “heart of the home,” and for Renton Technical College’s Culinary Arts program, the kitchen is at the heart of training excellence for students.

Renton Technical College culinary students achieved top honors at this year’s Bite of the Apprentice, earning praises from the celebrity judges and over 600 guests who attended the competition April 8 at the Bell Harbor Conference Center.

Dental Assistant student Jianhua He was about to start his internship, but he couldn’t afford to have his own dental work done.