RCC students receive some $400,000 in scholarships for 2021-22 academic year

The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation Inc. (RCC EFI) recently hosted its annual President’s Scholarship Recognition Program and Reception at the RCC Glenns campus. Some 293 RCC students received close to $400,000 in competitive scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year.

Dr. Rob Gates, president of the RCC EFI board of directors, welcomed guests and talked about why he and his wife Beverly established the Gates-Rex Endowed Scholarship.

“Beverly and I share a passion for education and established the scholarship to honor the lives of Beverly’s parents, Walter E. and Florence P. Rex. The award provides tuition assistance to RCC students studying business management,” said Dr. Gates.

Executive director Sarah Pope recognized scholarship donors attending…[to-view-more]