COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 7

February 15, 2005

ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Linda M. Wallinger

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association Scholarships

 

The Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association (VCTGA) is an association of professional Christmas tree growers interested in expansion of its farming industry by growing and marketing quality trees. Through the support of research and education, the organization strives to improve the numbers, quality and types of trees available to the fresh tree market.

 

The association announces its annual $500 educational scholarship to be awarded to a student who is furthering his/her education through attendance at an accredited college, university, vocational or trade school. The scholarship requires a forestry or horticultural course be completed with a passing grade at the college, university, vocational or trade school of enrollment.

 

All applications must be received by Richard Kreh, Virginia Christmas Tree Growers Association, no later than April 15, 2005. To get an application, go to the following link: www.vctga.com/scholarship.htm.

 

For further information, please contact Richard Kreh rckreh@earthlink.net, at (276) 694-3072, 1309 Scenic Drive, Stuart, Virginia 24171, or Dr. Willie Stroble mailto:Willie.Stroble@doe.virginia.gov, school counseling specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, at (804) 786-9377.

 

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