MAD Academy Receives a $2,500 Donation From Berkshire Hathaway’s Charitable Foundation.
On behalf of Berkshire Hathaway’s Charitable Foundation, Santa Barbara Chapter representatives Jo Ann Mermis and Doug Van Pelt presented a $2,500 check to the Multimedia Arts and Design (MAD) Academy to further the academy’s ability to continue to promote diversity and innovative teaching practices. The academy plays an important role in our community by providing media services to our local nonprofits that could otherwise not afford them stated Jo Ann Mermis.
MAD Academy is a four-year program at Santa Barbara High School celebrating twenty years of successfully graduating 99% of all students. The academy is distinctive educational community combining the best cultures of both public and private schools. MAD inspires students to find their passion while learning media arts skills taught by industry professionals.
The academy raises the majority of it’s required operating costs though the generous donations of parents, individuals, businesses and the community. For more information about MAD Academy contact Kendra Kenyon at 805.966.7918