Lillian Minix of Salem, a sophomore majoring in art-studio, is participating in the Bonner Scholars Program at Emory & Henry College.
Established in 1991 by the Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation, Inc., of Princeton, N.J., the premier scholarship program offers 80 scholarships annually in return for eight hours of direct community service and two hours of reflection and participation in enrichment events per week.
Projects from the fall semester have included the creation of a “Great Outdoors Learning Dome” in the Sugar Hollow Park in Bristol, Va. Students have served at public schools, the Boys & Girls Club, and the William King Museum in Abingdon, Va. Students have also tutored Washington County, Va. Regional Jail inmates in preparation for GED testing.
– Submitted by Emory & Henry College