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The Holmes Family Education and Training Foundation provides educational and vocational opportunities to Taft Union High School graduates who exhibit good character, a strong work ethic and dedication to serving others. We are dedicated to helping students identify and pursue their career goals to make a successful transition from high school to adult life.

Our Founders

Fred and Barbara Holmes believe in hard work, keeping the family ties strong, serving God, serving others and giving back to their community. These core beliefs are the foundation of their lives and their work. Learn more.

Important Dates

2020 Student Application Window

January 20 – February 14, 2020

2020 Summer Training Dates:

Academic Students:

Freshmen – June 10 & 11

Sophomores – June 18 & 19

Juniors – June 22 & 23

Seniors – June 24 & 25

Vocational Students:

Only for Freshmen – June 8, 9, 15 & 16

Contact Us

John Kopp, Director of Mentoring
jkopp@holmeswestern.com

Gretchen Daughtery, Associate Director of Mentoring
gdaughtery@holmeswestern.com

Elizabeth Othart, Administrative Specialist
eothart@holmeswestern.com

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