BELLEVUE, Washington – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 9, 2018–RedCloud Consulting is proud to announce the launch of the Toys for children1st Annual Dave “Hendu” Henderson Scholarship presented by RedCloud Consulting, awarded this week to Duerte Mohamed, a student at Tyee High School in SeaTac. In a ceremony in front of the school’s senior class, Brett Alston, Managing Partner of RedCloud, joined Toys For Kids co-founder and voice of the Seattle Mariners, Rick Rizzs, as well as Nancy Henderson, wife from the late Seattle Mariner and Toys For Kids. Co-founder Dave Henderson, to present Ms. Mohamed with a check for tuition fees and one-year books.
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Two scholarship students are joined by Rick Rizzs, co-founder of Toys For Kids, Brett Alston, managing partner of RedCloud, and Nancy Henderson, wife of the late Dave Henderson, namesake of scholarships and co-founder of Toys For Kids. (Photo: Business Wire)
Selected from hundreds of student essays on the topic “How Does Education Make You Smile Every Day?” Ms. Mohamed will also have a future internship opportunity with RedCloud to put her college studies to work. She will be honored on stage with three other scholarship recipients on Saturday November 17 at 18th Annual Children’s Toys Gala at the Bellevue Hyatt.
“Duerte’s essay detailed her inspiring story of perseverance, mentoring young children facing similar challenges, and how higher education will help her succeed for herself and those around her. Her story was obvious as someone we knew we wanted to support, ”said Alston. “Toys For Kids is doing amazing things in our local community, so we’re proud to join them in helping deserving students take the next step in their education. If we can make an impact on a youngster, he can pass it on to others, and we believe that ripple will extend far to make a difference in our community.
Known for giving gifts to underserved children during the holidays, Toys for Kids expanded its services in the third year of its scholarship program to ensure that young people have every opportunity to continue their education.
“RedCloud has taken the lead in allowing Toys For Kids to offer more scholarships than ever before,” said Rick Rizzs, Toys For Kids co-founder and voice of the Seattle Mariners. “We thank their team for their support and look forward to seeing the positive path Duarte and our other fellows take from here. “
In addition to supporting Toys For Kids, RedCloud’s community program works with organizations to provide extended support to those who focus on the physical, cognitive and emotional development of young people – our region’s most important asset. The RedCloud team is proud to provide financial support and in-kind advisory services to other partners, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound, Junior Achievement of Washington, and the Business Development and Advisory Center of the University of Washington Foster.
About RedCloud Consulting
Founded in 1995, RedCloud is a management consulting firm based in Bellevue, WA that empowers businesses to realize their potential and achieve peak performance. RedCloud executes projects with a total and unwavering focus on accountability, reliability and results. We are able to achieve this by providing a wide range of business and IT advice in addition to staffing solutions to corporate clients. Red Cloud’s professional services include strategic planning, process improvement, IT project and product management, sales and marketing, and business intelligence services. Learn more about: redcloudconsulting.com, or by following RedCloud on and LinkedIn.
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