10 from Glenvar High School receive scholarships
On Monday, May 14, the Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation held their annual scholarship awards ceremony at Hidden Valley High School.
The following Glenvar High School students received scholarships:
- Karlyn Thomas East, Gordon C. Willis-Rockydale Quarries Scholarship
- Victoria Noel, Ruth C. Wade Scholarship
- Brittany Warren, Sandy Huffman Memorial Scholarship
- Jacob Noble, Ryan Jeffrey Hutchinson Memorial Scholarship
- Tyler Haynie (GHS/BCAT), General Foundation Scholarship
- Brooke Bennett, General Foundation Scholarship
- Kristen Calhoun, General Foundation Scholarship
- Kenna Chapman, General Foundation Scholarship
- Felicia Duncan, General Foundation Scholarship
- Hayley Field, General Foundation Scholarship
Read on for the news release, shared by Chuck Lionberger of Roanoke County Public Schools.
The Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation held their annual scholarship awards presentation May 14 at Hidden Valley High School. In all, the Foundation awarded 83 scholarships totaling $61,000.
“These scholarships are being awarded to outstanding young men and women who are the best of the best in Roanoke County Public Schools,” said Foundation chairman Lenora Downing. “The scholarship selection committee had a very difficult time selecting the winners from many outstanding applications,” Downing added.
“We would not be able to award these scholarships without the generous donations of our sponsors and individual donors,” said Downing. “We very much appreciate all their support,” Downing added.
Since its inception in 1991 the Roanoke County Public Schools Education Foundation has awarded more than $1.25 million in scholarships to students and classroom teachers. Much of the funding for these scholarships comes from individual and corporate donations. To learn more about the Education Foundation, please see their website.