Foundation Blog

Thanks to the generous support of donors and sponsors, the Renton Technical College Foundation raised more than $104,000 to support students during its virtual Student Success Week.

When Benjamin “Ben” Phelps graduated from Renton Technical College’s automotive technician program in June 2020, it was the launch of his dream to have a career in the automotive industry.

It is one of Renton's most beautiful settings and lakeside views.

Tiffiny Thrash believes being a nurse requires compassion, dedication, and strength. A 2020 graduate of the Registered Nurse Program at Renton Technical College, Tiffiny demonstrated all those and more to reach her goals.

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."