For Immediate Release:
September 30, 2008
Primary Media Contact:
Public Relations Specialist
MIDDLETOWN and WARRENTON, Va. – The Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Educational Foundation Inc. has added a new endowed scholarship to its list of available funds to assist LFCC students with their education – the Edward T. Bromfield Jr. Endowed Scholarship.
Edward T. Bromfield Jr., an early advocate of LFCC while editor of the Warren Sentinel, served on the College's site selection committee before the institution was actually established. He later served on the College Board from 1975 until 1983 as a member and chairman. A resident of Front Royal, Bromfield died in 1998.
The Edward T. Bromfield Jr. Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to full- and/or part-time LFCC students who reside in Warren County and demonstrate financial need. 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 for the recipient to receive the award the following semester.
In addition to the aforementioned scholarship, the Foundation has many other scholarship funds that provide assistance to full- and part-time students. 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. The application deadline for spring 2009 scholarships is Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at 4 p.m.
Individuals interested in donating to LFCC scholarship funds may make a check payable to "LFCC Educational Foundation Inc." Please write on the memo line the name of the fund that will be receiving the contribution and mail the check to the LFCC Educational Foundation Inc., 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, VA 22645-1745.
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.