For More Information:
Ed Williams, President LFRF
June 20, 2017
For Immediate Release:
Loudoun First Responders Foundation Awards Scholarships
Ed Williams, President of the Loudoun First Responders Foundation (LFRF) announced that the Foundation awarded thirteen scholarships in 2017 to graduating seniors in the Northern Virginia region.
The recipients were first qualified based on their connection to local first responders, whether a child of a first responder or based on their own volunteerism with a first responder agency, as well as on the basis of academic merit, and their commitment to our community. This year, recipients graduated from Broad Run High School, Heritage High School, Loudoun County High School, Loudoun Valley High School, Potomac Falls High School, Riverside High School, Stone Bridge High School, Woodgrove High School, Washington High School (Charles Town, WV), Millbrook High School (Winchester, VA). The students will be attending the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Virginia Tech, Gwynedd Mercy University, University of South Carolina, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, James Madison University, Longwood University and Eastern Kentucky University.
The scholarships provide financial assistance of $1,000 per recipient to be used towards their college expenses. Since its first award in 2010, the Foundation has bestowed a total of 43 scholarships to local students worth approximately $43,000.
The mission of Loudoun First Responders Foundation is to financially support active Loudoun County first responder personnel facing needs arising from; injury, illness and conditions in the line of duty, and/or loss of active duty approved under the county’s Family Medical Leave Act or bereavement policy. The Foundation raises funds through its innovative partnerships between organizations, individuals and corporate neighbors in our community. Donations received may also be used to support educational needs of the sheriff, fire, rescue and police organizations in our community.
For more information about the LFRF, to include donation and collaboration opportunities, please visit our website at www.loudounfrf.org