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MHA-A Scholarships

A.R. “Pete” Giesen Jr. Scholarship Fund

Arthur R. “Pete” Giesen Jr., was a dear friend of Mental Health America of Augusta. We were saddened by his passing on April 2, 2021.

About Pete Geisen

We are extremely thankful for the support of Pete over the many years he was involved in helping to support mental health.


After retiring from politics – well, he never really retired from politics –Pete continued on various boards and made attempts at trying to be a golfer, even starting the “Pete Giesen Mental Health Golf Tournament," which provided scholarships for students majoring in mental health occupations at Blue Ridge Community College.

Mental Health America of Augusta partnered with Pete yearly to host the golf tournament and provide those scholarships to local students.

We are extremely honored and humbled to be establishing the Mental Health America of Augusta A.R. “Pete” Giesen Jr. Scholarship Fund to continue to honor the legacy he left and support local students pursue their dreams.

Contribute to the A. R. "Pete" Geisen Scholarship Fund here.

Photo of Pete Geisen
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