Ben Brinkley, who graduated from Lord Botetourt High School this year, is the recipient of the 2012 Pamplin Leader Award. He is the son of David and Diane Brinkley. The Pamplin Leader is a one-year, $1,000 tuition scholarship to Virginia Tech. It is presented annually to a top student from each public high school in Virginia. Is was established by Robert B. Pamplin Jr., to acknowledge students with a record of outstanding academic achievement that is balanced with a commitment to community service and leadership experience.
– Submitted by Ben Brinkley