Scholarships/Field Trips

The BEF has supported the following programs:

  • Sent Criminal Justice students to the SkillsUSA Nationals in Louisville, Ky. after they won the Virginia competition.

  • Provided on-going support that allows the school division to provide fully-funded scholarships for 25 county graduates to attend Virginia Western Community College and others to attend Dabney S. Lancaster Community College.

  • Supported the VWCC Community College Access Program and the Dabney promise at Dabney Lancaster Community College with funding for scholarships.

  • Funded sending middle school students to Fox Island in the Chesapeake Bay where they learned about ways to protect the bay.

  • Sponsored county-wide swim lessons for all second-grade students.

Additional support has been provided to fund expenses for Character Counts!, sending students to conferences, spelling bees, tuition assistance for students in dual enrollment and advanced placement classes, supported After Prom Parties, and covered other fees for a variety of programs for students and teachers.

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