COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 110

May 20, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

2004-2005 Lee-Jackson Foundation Scholarship Recipients

 

On behalf of the Lee-Jackson Foundation, the Department of Education is pleased to announce the 2004-2005 recipients of the foundations essay contest. The foundation has traditionally focused on scholarships as the best vehicle to encourage high school students to continue their education and sponsors an annual essay competition to make its awards. Scholarships are given for outstanding essays, which demonstrate an appreciation of the exemplary character and soldierly virtues of Generals Lee and Jackson. Essays are judged with emphasis on historical accuracy, quality of research, and clarity of written expression. Additional information about the Lee-Jackson Foundation Scholarship may be found on the Internet at www.lee-jackson.org. A list of the recipients by regions is attached for your convenience.

 

Thank you for your continued interest and support of this program. If you have questions, please contact Stephanie P. Leech, administrator, Lee-Jackson Educational Foundation, P. O. Box 8121, Charlottesville, VA 22906, at (434) 977-1861, or Dr. Willie Stroble (Willie.Stroble@doe.virginia.gov), school counseling specialist, Office of Middle and High School Instruction, at (804) 789-9377.

 

JLD/WLS/yba

 

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