Napa Valley College Foundation Announces Awards of 2014 NVC Scholarships
$247,000 Awarded to 192 Students
May 29, 2014, 6 – 9 p.m.
May 27, 2014 (Napa, California) - Napa Valley College Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 NVC Scholarship Awards Ceremony. $247,000 in scholarships will be awarded to deserving incoming, continuing, and transferring NVC students for the 2014/2015 school year. The ceremony will take place in the NVC Performing Arts Center main theater starting at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served in the Paul Ash Lobby directly following the ceremony. This includes an historic first for NVC: the Napa Valley Grapegrowers Farmworker Foundation – Trefethen Family Vineyards Scholarship of $20,000 awarded to Armando Hurtado who is transferring to UC Davis to pursue a degree in viticulture & enology. This event is free and open to the general public. A full list of scholarship recipients is posted on the NVC website.
Each year the Napa Valley College Foundation (NVCF) receives generous contributions from community members, alumni, and businesses that are designated as scholarships for Napa Valley College students who have excelled in any number of academic or technical subjects, have demonstrated outstanding community services, and/or overcome a significant personal challenge. With additional scholarship support through the NVC Foundation endowment, NVCF has assisted over 500 students in reaching their educational goals through the award of over $850,000 dollars in the last five years.
"Your generosity inspires me to work hard and do my best. Thank you for your support for my educational expenses and making my dreams closer to realization." Marco Dominguez, NVC Foundation Scholarship Recipient, 2013.
Napa Valley College Foundation is fully committed to helping the community’s college bound students have success beyond high school and knows that an educated community is a richer community, both literally and figuratively. A full list of scholarship recipients will be released on May 9 on the NVC Foundation website: http://www.napavalley.edu/AboutNVC/Foundation/pages/welcome.aspx
Contributions can be made payable to the Napa Valley College Foundation, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway, Napa, CA 94558. Donations for scholarships are accepted on a year-round basis by the Napa Valley College Foundation and are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law. To make a contribution, contact NVCF at 707/256-7170.