The Southern Virginia Higher Education Foundation (Foundation) and its sponsors awarded 10 scholarships on August 28 to students at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (SVHEC). The awards ceremony was held in the Foundation’s suite at the SVHEC in South Boston. Following the ceremony, the recipients and their families were honored with a reception.
“Awarding scholarships to deserving students directly supports the mission of the Foundation,” said Linda Owen, Scholarship Committee Chair. The Foundation exists to empower individuals to reach their full potential. The Foundation pursues this vision through the awareness of and accessibility to affordable education. Our objective is to enhance the educational opportunities available to the citizens of Southern Virginia.
This year marks the 13th consecutive year in which the Foundation has awarded scholarships to outstanding students. “It is a pleasure for the Foundation to award the various scholarships to these very deserving individuals. We are elated to be able to support so many outstanding students as they further their education and pursue their dreams,” said Owen.