LFCC Educational Foundation Establishes New Scholarship Funds

For Immediate Release:
May 30, 2007

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – Lord Fairfax Community College’s (LFCC) Educational Foundation has added several new scholarships to its list of available funds to assist LFCC students with their education.

The new scholarships and their qualifying criteria are as follows:

  • FourSeasons Bend Scholarship – Established by Charles and Christina Williams, this scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time LFCC student who resides in Shenandoah County and is a single parent. The scholarship award may be applied toward tuition, fees and/or books and will be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. Satisfactory academic progress (minimum grade point average of 3.0) must be maintained in order for the recipient to receive the award for the spring semester.
  • The Free Press Scholarship – Established by The Free Press, this scholarship will be awarded annually to full- and/or part-time LFCC students who reside in Shenandoah County. The scholarship award may be applied toward tuition, fees and/or books and will be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. Satisfactory academic progress (minimum grade point average of 2.0) must be maintained in order for the recipient to receive the award for the spring semester.
  • Barbara Greene and Doug Hardesty Scholarship – Established by the family of Doug Hardesty, this scholarship will be awarded annually to full- and/or part-time LFCC students who reside in Clarke County. The scholarship was established in honor of Barbara Greene, an LFCC employee and mentor to Hardesty, who graduated from LFCC earlier this month. The scholarship award may be applied toward tuition, fees and/or books and will be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. Satisfactory academic progress (minimum grade point average of 2.0) must be maintained in order for the recipient to receive the award for the spring semester.
  • Grubbs Chevrolet Scholarship – Established by Grubbs Chevrolet in memory of Robert S. Grubbs Jr. and Robert S. Grubbs IV, this scholarship will be awarded annually to full- and/or part-time LFCC students who reside in Shenandoah County and have graduated from Central High School. The scholarship award may be applied toward tuition, fees and/or books and will be divided equally between the fall and spring semesters. Satisfactory academic progress (minimum grade point average of 2.0) must be maintained in order for the recipient to receive the award for the spring semester.

In addition to the aforementioned scholarships, the LFCC Educational Foundation has many other scholarship funds, providing funding to full- and part-time students in the fall and spring semesters. Current or prospective LFCC students interested in applying for one of the many LFCC scholarships can obtain additional information on LFCC’s Web site at http://www.lfcc.edu/scholarships.

Individuals interested in donating to these or other scholarship funds may make checks payable to “LFCC Educational Foundation,” write the name of the fund on the memo line and mail the checks to the LFCC Educational Foundation Inc., 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645-1745.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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