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NAACP aims for long-term relationships with scholarship winners

When it comes to awarding scholarships, the Arlington branch of the NAACP wants the relationship between itself and recipients not just to be a one-time event, but the start of a long and fruitful partnership. The goal is to “make...

Community Foundation scholarship help ease transition to college

Back in person for the first time since the pandemic, the Arlington Community Foundation’s annual scholarship presentation lauded 92 students who received new funding totaling nearly $600,000, while a large number of renewal scholarships also were bestowed. More than 60...

Medical Society contribution boosts Wakefield scholarship fund

The Arlington County Medical Society recently presented a contribution totaling $12,000 to the Wakefield High School Educational Foundation, represented by Conchita Mitchell. Dr. Jenny Hong, president of the society, announced the donation news at a recent general-membership meeting in conjunction...

Editor’s Notebook: Tassel-turning time continues

We've segued from college commencements to high-school graduations here in the, sigh, "deeee-emmmm-veeeeeeeee," and yesterday had me observing the Bishop O'Connell High School ceremony, held at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (If memory serves, O'Connell did have an...

Hispanic Leadership Alliance bestows student scholarships

A number of local students have received scholarships from the Hispanic Leadership Alliance, a group of Fairfax County Public Schools employees. In the Sun Gazette coverage area, Alielyx Aponte Ceneno of George C. Marshall High School received the Latinos Unidos...

Cuba-themed fundraiser garners cash for scholarships

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund garnered $53,000 through its inaugural “Havana Night” fund-raiser, which drew together 150 people to support scholarships for local college students. The event, held April 23 at River Bend Country Club, brought in...

Rotarians bestow scholarships, laud educator of year

The Arlington Rotary Club awarded college scholarships totaling $18,000 to two Arlington high-school students at its annual education-fund banquet on April 28, and honored Heyshell Serrano Valle as the club’s Key School “Educator of the Year” for 2021-22. Ms. Serrano...

New scholarship fund honors memory of Women’s Club stalwart

The Women’s Club of Great Falls Scholarship Fund has formally announced the establishment of the Holly Ann Kuga Endowment at George Mason University. Kuga was a long-standing member of the Women’s Club and a beloved friend and supporter of the...

Community Foundation of N.Va. opens scholarship season

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia is accepting applications for college scholarships for the 2022-23 school year. Eligible students include high-school seniors and undergraduates in Northern Virginia. The foundation manages 13 scholarships and administers the funds for 21 other scholarships...

Arlington Chamber asks for donations to scholarship fund

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is suggesting that local residents wishing to honor the life of recently deceased former Chamber president Rich Doud can contribute to the Rich Doud Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund, managed by the Arlington...
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