Pinal County Attorney James P. Walsh donated $1,100 from RICO funds to the San Tan Valley Think Tank to fund the Pinal County Scholastic Essay Contest scholarships to Central Arizona College.
“In these tough economic times we are doing our part to support the education for our children,” said James P. Walsh, Pinal County Attorney. “Higher education is an economic engine for our county and it can help attract quality jobs. I am proud to support scholastic efforts and use money seized from criminal activities in this manner.”
The Pinal County Scholastic Essay Contest was created to promote serious discussion among high school students, teachers and local leaders on science and technology in Pinal County.