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

2024 Student Applications Accepted

January 8, 2024 – February 2, 2024

2024 Student Interviews

February 12 – March 8, 2024

2024 Student Summer Training

June 17-20, 2024

Contact Us

John Kopp, Director of Mentoring

Gretchen Daughtery, Director of Career Development

Elizabeth Teagarden, Administrative Specialist

Leslie Tacza, Mentoring Specialist


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