(Idaho Department of Lands Press Release, December 16, 2022)

BOISE–The traditional high school choir performance for the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners (Land Board) and check presentation to students will take place 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, December 20 at the Idaho Capitol 2nd Floor Rotunda at 700 West Jefferson Street in Boise.

Celebration includes:

Christmas carols courtesy of the Capital Singers (Capital High School choir) and the presentation of the traditional “Big Check.”

The Land Board will present the symbolic check to school children that recognizes the endowment lands and fund distribution of $61,532,200 for Fiscal Year 2023.

There are nine endowment beneficiaries that include Idaho’s public schools, universities, state hospitals for the mentally ill, state veterans homes, the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind, Idaho’s juvenile corrections system, and Idaho’s prison system.

The total distribution for all beneficiaries is $100,315,000 in FY2023.

The Land Board is comprised of the Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Controller, and Superintendent of Public Schools.


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