COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
PRINS. MEMO NO. 16
November 6, 2001
ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY
 
TO: Principals
FROM: Patricia I. Wright
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction
SUBJECT: The Lee-Jackson Scholarship

The Department of Education has announced the Lee-Jackson Scholarship Program sponsored by the Lee-Jackson Foundation of Charlottesville. This scholarship program was announced in Superintendentís Inf. Memorandum No. 142 dated October 5, 2001, at /administrators/superintendents_memos/2001/inf142.html. All high school juniors and seniors interested in applying must submit their applications and essays to their principals by December 21, 2001. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in each of Virginiaís eight school regions to the juniors or seniors submitting the best essays on the career, character, or other aspects of the life of either General Lee or General Jackson, or both. The application and reporting forms are located on the Lee-Jackson Foundation website at http://www.lee-jackson.org.

For further information, please contact Vernon L. Wildy (vwildy@pen.k12.va.us), associate director for secondary instructional services, at (804) 225-2877.

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