COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 14

February 19, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Request for Nominations for Outstanding High School Students for the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program Award Competition

 

The Department of Education is pleased to announce the availability of the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship to provide financial assistance to students graduating in June 2002. I am writing to ask you or your designee to identify qualified students and invite them to complete an application form. Please note that the maximum number of applicants a school division may nominate is determined by the twelfth grade membership for 2001-2002. A table for determining this maximum number is included in the Instruction section of the application. All applications should be forwarded to and mailed from the central office of your school division unless your school is the only high school within your division. An application, copy of the transcript, and letters of recommendations must be received by March 31, 2002. These items are to be sent to:

 

Vernon L. Wildy

Associate Director for

Secondary Instructional Services

Virginia Department of Education

P.O. Box 2120

Richmond, VA 23218-2120

 

Copies of the application and procedures can be obtained by downloading the attachments to Superintendents Memorandum No.22, dated February 15, 2002, entitled Request for Nominations of College-Bound Students for the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship. The website is:

 

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2002/inf022a.pdf

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2002/inf022a.doc

/administrators/superintendents_memos/2002/inf022b.pdf

 

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

 

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