Saturday, August 19, 2017


The Summerlin Children’s Forum (SCF), a nonprofit organization established in 1997 by leaders of the master-planned community and its developer, The Howard Hughes Corporation®, recently  awarded four college scholarships to outstanding recent high school graduates who are residents of Summerlin®. 


They include, Richard Cornish, a graduate of Faith Lutheran High School who will attend Arizona State University; Alexa Schnitz, a graduate of Palo Verde High School who also plans to attend Arizona State University; Allison Warnick, a graduate of Palo Verde High School who will attend Brigham Young University; and Norina Romo, a graduate of Bishop Gorman High School who is entering Grand Canyon University.


Since 1997, the Summerlin Children’s Forum has funded scholarships, enrichment grants and special educational programs totaling more than $600,000.  The annual scholarship program is open to all graduating high school seniors who reside in Summerlin.


“These students are representative of the very best in their respective schools and in their community,” said Warden.  “The Summerlin Children’s Forum scholarship is awarded to those who have achieved academically while giving back to the community and their school through a commitment to service and extracurricular activities. We are always pleased to award these annual scholarships and look forward to the next exciting chapter for these accomplished young people.” 


Summerlin currently offers new homes in nearly 30 neighborhoods in five villages:  The Paseos, The Cliffs, Stonebridge, The Ridges and Reverence. In total, there are more than 120 distinctive floorplans showcased in nearly 80 models with designs to meet the varied lifestyle needs of today’s modern families – from young professionals and singles to couples just starting their families or empty-nesters looking to right-size their home. Homes in Summerlin range from 1,579 to 5,904 square feet and are offered in a variety of elevations - from single-family homes to townhomes and condominiums – priced from the $300,000s to more than $2.5 million. Custom homesites are offered in The Ridges®, an exclusive enclave of custom homes neighborhoods that overlook the Las Vegas valley. Visit for more information. 




Caption: Recipients of scholarships from the Summerlin Children’s Forum join executives from The Howard Hughes Corporation in The Cliffs, one of the newest villages in the master-planned community.  Pictured from left are Allison Warnick, Palo Verde High School graduate; Randy Ecklund, executive director, Summerlin Community Association; Alexa Schnitz, Palo Verde High School graduate; Danielle Bisterfeldt, VP-marketing, Summerlin; Richard Cornish, graduate of Faith Lutheran High School; Tom Warden, SVP – community and government relations, Summerlin; and Norina Romo, graduate of Bishop Gorman High School. 


About Summerlin

Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Summerlin began to take shape in 1990 and has ranked in the country’s top 10 best-selling aster-planned communities for nearly two decades. Located along the western rim of the Las Vegas valley, Summerlin encompasses 22,500 acres with approximately 6,000 gross acres still remaining to accommodate future growth, including infrastructure, open space and common areas, all within the master plan. The community is currently home to nearly 100,000 residents who enjoy an unparalleled list of amenities. These include more than 250 neighborhood and village parks, more than 150 completed miles of trails, 25 public and private schools, 14 houses of worship, nine golf courses, shopping centers, medical and cultural facilities, business parks and dozens of actively selling floor plans. Homes are available in a variety of styles – from single-family homes to townhomes– priced from the $300,000s to more than $2.5 million. For information on custom homesites in The Ridges please call 702.255.2500. Luxury apartment homes offer monthly rents starting from the $900s. Visit for more information. 


About The Howard Hughes Corporation®

The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 14 states from New York to Hawai‘i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.                            

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