July 2 is the Deadline for Two Va. Foundation for Community College Education Scholarships

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The Virginia Foundation for Community College Education is accepting applications for the John T. Casteen III Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship and the Kathy Camper Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship through July 2. The two awards are available to students currently enrolled in one of Virginia’s 23 community colleges. Applications and details are available at:


TNCC Student Named Among Community College Legacy Scholars Statewide

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) student Christopher Duke was among students statewide chosen as 2011 Commonwealth Legacy Scholars. Representing Virginia’s 23 community colleges, the students will receive scholarships of up to $3,500 for the 2011-2012 school year. The Legacy Scholars will be honored in November during a Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) luncheon in Charlottesville.

The Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Program was established in 2006 through the generosity of VFCCE donors to recognize students who demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to developing their leadership skills during high school, according to Dr. Glenn DuBois, Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges (VCCS). Each scholarship bears the name of individual philanthropy leaders who support VCCS schools.