Congratulations to our 2024 scholarship recipients!

Celebrating 92 Outstanding Students

This year, we are giving out $152,000+ to 92 outstanding students 🎓 from 53 funds! 🌟 Congratulations to all 60 high school seniors, 31 college students, and one future veterinarian who received support. 🙌

We are especially proud that 20 recipients are first-generation college students! 🎉 Here’s to empowering dreams and shaping futures!

High School Seniors (60)

Auburn High School (3)

  • Rylee Lyons received $1,950 from the Juanita Shelor Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Kailin Phillips received $1,950 from the Juanita Shelor Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Kasey Rosenbaum received $750 from the Teel Family Scholarship Fund

Blacksburg High School (13)

  • Audrey Deck received $1,000 from the Diana Love Legacy Instrumental Music Scholarship Fund
  • Matteo Hirel received $1,740 from the Jim Gwazdauskas Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Henry Holt received $1,130 from the Wings Scholarship Fund
  • Kyle Klemba received $1,000 from the Allan Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
  • Kallan Malabad received $2,100 from the June Liang Wang Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Allison McDonald received $1,500 from the Chris Dudley Scholarship Fund
  • Evan McGrory received $2,000 from the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Isabella Prevette received $1,000 from the BHS National Honor Society Legacy Scholarship Fund
  • Tyler Racek received $1,000 from the Highlands Fund
  • Evelyn Rhoads received $1,000 from the Highlands Fund
  • Ekaterina Saveleva received $1,800 from the Auxiliary of Radford Community Hospital/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund
  • Bang Truong received $5,000 from the Jane Ann Wells Scholarship Fund
  • Ryan Zhao received $2,100 from the June Liang Wang Memorial Scholarship Fund

Christiansburg High School (6)

  • Chase Allen received $1,000 from the Doris Huff Elliott Business Excellence Scholarship Fund
  • Spencer Conner received $1,320 from the Marcus Allen Ford Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Alaysia Graves received $5,000 from the Jane Ann Wells Scholarship Fund
  • Griffin Hatcher received $1,130 from the Wings Scholarship Fund
  • Rylie Horning received $1,000 from the Highlands Fund
  • Alaina Meadows received $1,420 from the Eric E. Sutphin Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eastern Montgomery High School (5)

  • Bethany Abbott received $1,800 from the Auxiliary of Radford Community/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund
  • Ryan Epperly received $1,470 from the Ray E. and Mary B. Epperly Family Fund (Ryan Epperly is not related to Ray and Mary Epperly)
  • Wyatt Jones received $1,200 from the Marie Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
  • Kelly Mills received $1,470 from the Ray E. and Mary B. Epperly Family Fund
  • Riley Ollis received $1,335 from the Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Floyd County High School (17)

  • Lathom Barbieri received $740 from the Casey Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Ford Bowman received $1,784 from the James E. and Kate H. Board Scholarship Fund
  • Lorelei Cox received $1,335 from the Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Matthew Cox received $1,000 from the Citizens Scholarship Fund
  • Ruby Dowd received $2,000 from the Amber D. Lutz Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Clare Ellis received $1,784 from the James E. and Kate H. Board Scholarship Fund
  • Gladys Garcia received $3,000 from the RBN Inc. Appreciation Scholarship Fund
  • Grace Marrone received $1,000 from the SimĂłn-Flora-Grohs Scholarship Fund
  • Silas Ocampo received $1,000 from the Williamsburg Consort Symphonic Band Scholarship Fund
  • Sophie Perdue received $1,784 from the James E. and Kate H. Board Scholarship Fund
  • Gael Perez-Delgado received $1,000 from the SimĂłn-Flora-Grohs Scholarship Fund
  • Mackenzie Thompson received $780 from the Mary Ann King Peters Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Garrett Weaver received $1,784 from the James E. and Kate H. Board Scholarship Fund
  • Rosalind Weeks received $2,000 from the Earl Vest and Mamie Phillips Vest Scholarship Fund
  • Nicholas White received $1,000 from the Larry Turman Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Jack Wilder received $1,784 from the James E. and Kate H. Board Scholarship Fund
  • Natasha Yuvanavattana received $1,120 from the Woodrow and Elma Turman Scholarship Fund

Galax High School (3)

  • Caiden Delp received a full scholarship (which includes tuition, room, and board not covered by other financial aid sources) from the Morrow-Stevens Foundation Fund
  • Emily Edwards received $1,000 from the Highlands Fund
  • Erik Soto received $1,000 from the Laura J. Pynn Scholarship Fund

Giles County High School (7)

  • Olivia Burton received $1,000 from the Domermuth Scholarship Fund
  • Kylie Douthat received $2,500 from the Raymond M. and Edith H. Ingram Scholarship Fund
  • Jordan Lucas received $2,500 from the Raymond M. and Edith H. Ingram Scholarship Fund
  • Aaron Miller received $1,335 from the Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Brogan Pennington received $500 from the Virginia Whitaker Memorial/Eggleston Community Scholarship Fund
  • Hannah Sarver received $2,500 from the Raymond M. and Edith H. Ingram Scholarship Fund
  • Kaitlyn Steele received $1,800 from the Auxiliary of Radford Community Hospital/CNRVMC Scholarship Fund

Grayson High School (1)

  • Evelyn Moxley received $2,380 from the Plummer Family Scholarship Fund

Pulaski County High School (2)

  • Laken Barnette received $2,000 from the Jo Ann Slate Smith Scholarship Fund
  • Jadyn McAlexander received $2,000 from the Jo Ann Slate Smith Scholarship Fund

Radford High School (2)

  • Dawson Martin received $1,018 from the Warren Lloyd Holtzman Freedom Scholarship Fund
  • Addie Saunders received $1,335 from the Adrienne Marie Rhudy Memorial Scholarship Fund

Springhouse (1)

  • Spencer Nelson received $1,000 from the T. Scott Eaton Scholarship Fund

College Students (31) & Veterinary Student (1)

Ferrum College (2)

  • Jaycee Chaffin received $1,500 from the Earl Vest and Mamie Phillips Vest Scholarship Fund
  • Kenzee Chaffin received $1,500 from the Earl Vest and Mamie Phillips Vest Scholarship Fund

New River Community College (2)

  • Sydney Farley received $2,000 from the Josephine D. Shotts Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Caroline Hale received $600 from the Evelyn Rutrough Memorial Scholarship Fund

Radford University (4)

  • Hollie Fletcher received $1,000 from the Muffo Family Scholarship Fund
  • Taylor Rasmussen received $2,000 from the Josephine D. Shotts Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Owen Saunders received $1,018 from the Warren Lloyd Holtzman Freedom Scholarship Fund
  • Aubrey Shanks received $540 from the Living4Bri Scholarship Fund

Virginia Tech (18)

  • Shelby Bellows received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Madison Blake received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Ainsley Brewer received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Krista Carlton received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Sai Ashraya Chegu received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Ainsley Duff received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Austin Elliott received a total of $1,500 from the Blue Collar Scholarship Fund ($1,000) and the Lambda Horizon Scholarship Fund ($500)
  • Elizabeth Eroshenko received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Ella Fitzgerald received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Grayson Haskins received $1,000 from the Highlands Fund
  • Caleb Johnston received $1,200 from the Marie Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
  • Gage Kelly received $3,940 from the Lineweaver Family Scholarship Fund,
  • Suin Kim received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Hayden Kyle received $1,000 from the VFW Post 5311 Legacy Scholarship Fund
  • Lacey Ngo received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Megan Phan received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Harbalbeen Rai received $2,666 from the Virginia Tech Women’s Club Scholarship Fund
  • Ty Robertson received $540 from the A. Phillip Meadows Memorial Scholarship Fund

Plus, one student from each of the following schools:

  • Sophia Craig, who attends Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM), received $1,000 from the VMCVM of 1990 Shelter Veterinarian Scholarship Fund
  • Sydney Fritz, who attends Brown University, received $1,000 from the Terry Helms Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Carson Gilmore, who attends Rice University, received $900 from the Dana R. and Marilyn Spencer Scholarship Fund
  • Andrea Leng, who attends Washington University in St. Louis, received Benjamin Eiss Memorial Scholarship Fund, $2,000
  • Katherine Widner, who attends James Madison University, received $1,080 from the W.F. Teel Scholarship Fund
  • Hampton Wohlford, who attends Virginia Military Institute, received $1,000 from the Allan Mandelstamm Scholarship Fund
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