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Lord Fairfax Community College students awarded Warrenton Rotary Club scholarships

Wednesday, Dec. 11 | By Hannah Dellinger
Two Lord Fairfax Community College Fauquier Campus students were recently awarded with educational scholarships from the Warrenton Rotary Club.

Students Candace Weitz and Kaitlyn Gray received the news about their scholarships at a recent Rotary Club meeting from co-chairs of the club's scholarship committee, Eric Graap and Trey Austin. The scholarship awards will be applied towards tuition, books, and other educational fees for the students.

Weitz is working towards a teaching degree at LFCC in hopes of becoming a pre-school special education teacher in Fauquier County. Weitz waited 30 years before going back to school to pursue her degree. She currently is raising her special need grandson, serving as a scout leader and a is a lay servant minister at her church.

“The scholarship awarded by the Rotary Club is greatly appreciated,” said Weitz in a press release.

Kaitlyn Gray recently graduated from Liberty High School and is working towards a General Studies diploma at LFCC. She plans on transferring to a four year university for her bachelor’s degree.

For more information regarding the Warrenton Rotary Club Scholarship Fund, contact Beverly Butterfield at (540) 868-4077.

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