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Richard Ramsey

Richard Ramsey

The Richard Ramsey Scholarship was created in memory of Mr. Ramsey, a Gretna High School teacher, many years ago and transferred to The Community Foundation in 2010. The Richard Ramsey Scholarship is awarded to the top graduates of Gretna High School. Richard...

Robert & Bernice Milam

Robert & Bernice Milam

Robert Lee Milam son of David Milam and Nettie Hardy Milam was born November 7, 1911 in Keeling, Virginia. He lived most of his life in the Pittsylvania County and Danville area. He served in the United States Navy during World War II with the shore patrol and...

Roy L. and Mary G. Doss

Roy L. and Mary G. Doss

The Roy L. and Mary G. Doss supports Danville or Pittsylvania County graduates. Mr. Doss worked as an electrician and also served in the U.S. Navy in World War II., where he served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and in the Amphibious Force, where he earned status of...

Stuart Harris

Stuart Harris

Stuart Harris was a native of Danville. His interest in drama began in childhood and continued through his life. The Stuart Harris Drama Scholarship supports outstanding drama graduates from the Danville Public Schools. Stuart Harris served as a Naval Lieutenant in...

Susan L. Edwards

Susan L. Edwards

The Susan L. Edwards Memorial Scholarship supports students who are pursuing the field of radiologic technology, and if no applicants for radiologic technology, then nursing school applicants will be considered. Susan Lewis Edwards was born on May 24, 1947, in...

The Rotary Club of Yanceyville

The Rotary Club of Yanceyville

The Rotary Club of Yanceyville Scholarship Fund has been endowed with The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region. The Scholarship will provide post-secondary educational scholarships to graduates of Bartlett Yancey High School. Unfortunately, the scholarship...

William E. Barr

William E. Barr

The William E. Barr Scholarship supports Danville-Pittsylvania County graduates who attend Hampden-Sydney College. Born in Danville, Will graduated from George Washington High School in 1983 and received a B.A. from Hampden-Sydney College in 1987 as a member of Phi...

Woodlawn Academy

Woodlawn Academy

Woodlawn Academy Scholarship Fund was created in 2014 with the proceeds from the sale of the former Woodlawn Academy. Woodlawn Academy was founded in 1970 by parents and other interested citizens who felt the need for a safe and friendly independent school in the...