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AGLA event to benefit scholarship fund

The Arlington-Alexandria Gay & Lesbian Alliance (AGLA) will host a fund-raiser in support of its scholarship fund on Sunday, Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. at Freddie’s Beach Bar, 555 23rd St. in Arlington. The event will feature performances by the...

Donor offers million-dollar match for Wakefield scholarship fund

A newly announced dollar-for-dollar match could net the Wakefield High School Educational Foundation’s scholarship fund as much as $2 million over the coming year. It was announced June 2 that Henry “Ric” Duques, a 1961 graduate of the high school,...

New scholarship fund to honor Key Club sponsor

The Kiwanis Club of Arlington has established a scholarship in honor of its longtime secretary Richard L. “Dick” Barr, who also served as sponsor for the Washington-Liberty High School Key Club. The Dick Barr Scholarship will be awarded annually, with...

Community-college students in running for prestigious scholarship

Eleven Northern Virginia Community College students have been named semifinalists for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The foundation annually supports high-achieving community college students with a demonstrated financial need who are seeking to complete their bachelor’s degrees...

Collaboration with tutor leads student to full-ride scholarship

After pursuing remote SAT-prep coursewrok through SoFlo Tutors and developing a mentor-mentee relationship with her tutor, Arlington student Sara Arango-Rojas was nominated by the tutor and received a prestigious full scholarship to Sewanee: The University of the South. Arango-Rojas is...

Civil War roundtable offers scholarship

The Bull Run Civil War Round Table once again is seeking to reward a local high-school senior who exhibits a passion for American history, particularly concerning the Civil War, with a $2,000 scholarship toward their continued education. The group has...

Student from Arlington wins coveted scholarship

Adie Selassie of Arlington, a senior at Sidwell Friends School, was the only Virginian to be named a 2021 Calvin Coolidge Presidential Scholar. The program, overseen by the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, is a merit-based competition that provides full tuition,...

Arlington student lauded in financial-readiness contest

Kai Carney, a student at The Sycamore School in Arlington, is one of only 45 students nationwide – and the only student in Virginia – recognized recently as an honorable-mention award recipient of the fourth annual PAYBACK Challenge Scholarship...
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