Press Release
March 1, 2005

Graniterock and Wells Fargo Team Up to Donate

Watsonville based Graniterock and Wells Fargo Bank teamed up to donate $5000 to the Cabrillo College Fund to assist under privileged students realize their aspirations of attending college when many had no hope at all. Graniterock’s CIO, Steve Snodgrass, presented the donation on behalf of Graniterock and Wells Fargo on March 28, 2005. Steve sits on the Cabrillo College Foundation Finance Committee, and assisted the Cabrillo College Foundation in securing the contributions.

“Thank you so much for your donation to the Cabrillo Advancement Program (CAP). Your continued support means so much to the at-risk youth that benefit from the CAP program. Thanks to your help more and more students that never dreamed of going to college will now have it within their reach,” exclaimed Eileen Hill, Development Office for the Cabrillo College Foundation.

The Cabrillo Advancement Program is an academic support and scholarship program dedicated to increasing the number of low-income students in local middle schools, junior high schools and high schools who graduate and enroll in college. CAP students receive after school tutoring, counseling, and opportunities for extra-curricular activities that promote their interest in preparing for college. CAP students are awarded a $1,000 scholarship, with interest, contingent on high school graduation and enrollment. Alternates are selected who do not receive a scholarship, but can participate in all other activities. Currently CAP offers services over 500 participants in nine schools. CAP is jointly funded by Cabrillo College and the Cabrillo College Foundation.

Graniterock was founded on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1900. The company has operations in Watsonville, Santa Cruz, Seaside, Salinas, Hollister, Aromas, Felton, Oakland, San Jose, Redwood City and South San Francisco. Graniterock Pavex Construction Division is a significant heavy engineering contractor building roadways, airport and private commercial and residential projects. Graniterock has also been the recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the Governor’s Golden State Quality Award.

For more information, contact:
Steve Snodgrass, Graniterock, 831.768.2028
Keith Severson, Graniterock, 831.768.2063