Laurel Ridge prepares for annual 5K

Logo used by permission from Laurel Ridge Community College

Laurel Ridge Community College is getting ready for their annual 5k run or walk to benefit student scholarships.

The 5k will begin at 9 am at the Student Union Building on Saturday, September, 16.

Registration is now open with a link available here 

Early registration ends September 1st but you can register up to 8:40 am on race day.

Awards will be given to the top three males and females in each of the 8 age groups ranging from 10 and under to 70 and over.

Due to the multi-surface course, no pets or strollers are allowed.

After the race, participants are invited back to the Student Union Building for refreshments.

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SVEC Scholarships

operation round up grants

Fund your future with an SVEC scholarship! Scholarships are available for high school seniors whose parents or

guardians are SVEC members.

Applicants must write an essay and upload additional materials to be considered. Learn more and apply by 4:30 p.m.

Feb. 16, 2023, by visiting our website.

Through the Education Scholarship Foundation of the Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Association of Electric

Cooperatives (VMDAEC), high school seniors in SVEC’s service territory can apply for an additional $1,000


VMDAEC applications open on Jan. 30, 2023. To learn more about the VMDAEC scholarship, please visit

the VMDAEC scholarships page.

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SVEC awards scholarships to students


Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative (SEVC) announced recipients of their $1,000 scholarships.

In an SEVC Event and Communication Manager Preston Knight news release there were 11 recipients of $1,000 scholarships from the cooperative.

Including Alicia Bare and Claire Shirkey of Mountain View high school, Alex Bogner of Luray, Morgan Dellinger of Turner Ashby, Tyler McDonald of Sherando.

The cooperative has contributed over $150,000 to area youth over the last 31 years through their operation round up.

For more information on the scholarships go to

Meanwhile the Regional Association of  Electric Cooperatives awarded the Worth Hudson $1,000 scholarships to Ava Grace Flory of Turner Ashby, Emma Snider of James Wood and Page County’s Alden Turner.

Those scholarships named in honor of  the regional cooperative’s foundation’s founder Worth Hudson.

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Logan Series Community Day

The Safe At Home- Logan Series Community Day will be held from 4 pm to 8 pm today at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Reaching Out Now, the Front Royal Cardinals, and the Logan Maiatico Foundation are coming together for the event.

There will be three baseball games played by members of the community ranging from Alumni to current students.

The event is intended to become an annual gathering.

Proceeds will go to the Logan Maiatico Foundation to provide two scholarships for athletes from Warren County and Skyline High School.

Tickets are on sale now at and admission is free for children under 13.

For more information on the Logan Maiatico Foundation, please visit their Facebook page.

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4-H Dairy Club Endowed Scholarship

Current or former Shenandoah County 4-H and FFA members are eligible to apply for the 4-H Dairy Club Endowed Scholarship to further their education. Any area of study will qualify. Preference is given to candidates who have dairy experience. Forms are due May 15 and are available from your School Guidance Department, FFA Advisors, the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, and are available on the Virginia Cooperative Extension website:
Call (540) 459-6140 for more information.
Virginia Cooperative Extension is a partnership of Virginia Tech, Virginia State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments. Its programs and employment are open to all, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, military status, or any other basis protected by law.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Carol B. Nansel, Extension Agent, 4-H, at the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension, at (540) 459-6140 during business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

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Front Royal offers scholarships

The town of Front Royal announced on their website that they will begin accepting applications for scholarships starting March 1.

The scholarships will be awarded to three graduating high school seniors who reside in town limits.

The $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing continued undergraduate or trade education at an accredited school.

Applications for these scholarships are due by Apr.1 and can be found here.

All high school seniors in public, private or home school are encouraged to apply with additional information available from the town manager or call (540) 635-8007.

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News Maker Bret Hrbek on the Edward Jones 5 K race for Education

The Edward Jones race for education is set for March to benefit a scholarship fund with the Warren Coalition.

We spoke to Bret Hrbek about the race in our latest news maker.

The good news is brought to you by The Town of Front Royal.

Bret explains the scholarship from the Warren Coalition that is a beneficiary of the race.

He also talks about how you can sponsor the race and sign up to run in the event.

Bret also tells us about the race course and a little history of the event.

Click here for Bret’s interview.

For additional information on the event click here.

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VA. High School Students have a chance for STEM-H scholarships

In an email from Gov. Northam it was announced that high school students who identify as female can enter an essay contest for a scholarship.

It’s the eleventh annual science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and healthcare essay contest.

The contest was created by the Virginia Council on Women to encourage women to focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers which became STEM-H last year to include healthcare and this year includes the arts.

In its tenth year the council was able to award $200,000 in scholarships.

The eleventh contest will award one merit-based and one need-based scholarship in five geographic regions of the Commonwealth.

Merit-based will be awarded based on the quality of the essay submitted.

The need-based will be awarded on the quality of the essay and the individuals self identified financial need.

Entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Jan. 3, 2022.

Applications and qualifications for the contest can be found here.

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Applications for 4-H scholarships are being accepted

Friends of 4-H, Sharon and Dennis Lilly have endowed a new 4-H scholarship.

The scholarships are for high school seniors through the Shenandoah Community Foundation who are 4-H members.

Applications must be in by Sun. Apr. 25 at

You can find out more and pick up an application at the Shenandoah County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension service.

The Extension office phone number is (540) 459-6140.

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