Anantara Phuket Villas hosted the Roy E. Heinecke Scholarship Foundation on January 18th, 2013 at their Andaman room. The Minor International scholarships are given every year to needy students who have an outstanding track record. This year 50 students from 4 schools over Mai Khao area including Baan Mai Khao School, Tha Chat Chai School, Baan Kor Ann School, and Hong Yok Bamrung received scholarships. This is the 3rd year Anantara Phuket Villas has hosted these scholarships keeping in line with the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility philosophy.
The Roy E. Scholarship foundation is an educational fund established in 1994 in memory of Mr. Roy E. Heinecke, the father of Mr. William E. Heinecke, CEO of Minor Group. The Scholarship is originally and privately intended and financially supported by the Heinecke family. Each year the foundation gives scholarships to 50 students, which helps support their education from early learning stages to graduation.
The late Mr. Roy E. Heinecke spent many years serving the U.S. Embassy in the Asia-Pacific region. Being exposed to the cultures and the way of living in these countries inspired him to provide all deserving youngsters with the advantage of more education. The Heinecke family established this scholarship fund to fulfill this worthy wish.