KCBY'There's no replacing Makaia': Scholarship to honor Myrtle Point teen killed in crashOne special female athlete will be the recipient of the Makaia Gilkey Memorial Scholarship. “The winner of this scholarship will represent….6 hours ago

KCBY’There’s no replacing Makaia’: Scholarship to honor Myrtle Point teen
killed in crashOne special female athlete will be the recipient of the Makaia Gilkey
Memorial Scholarship. “The winner of this scholarship will represent….6 hours ago… Read More

The Daily Herald – Julian Harrigan Memorial Scholarship for Morancie

Janet Morancie with members of the committee and alumni reps.

ANGUILLA–Janet Morancie is the recipient of the 2021-2022 Julian R. Harrigan Memorial Scholarship. The announcement was made at a special ceremony hosted by The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus Anguilla and the Anguilla Chapter of The UWI Alumni Association at The UWI Open Campus Anguilla, on Wednesday, November 17.

  The Julian R. Harrigan Memorial Scholarship was established in 2016 by The UWI Open Campus Anguilla and The UWI Alumni Association – Anguilla Chapter, in collaboration with the family of the late Julian Harrigan, as a tribute

Read More

Memorial scholarship established to honor Nashville teacher

MADISON, Tenn. (WTVF) — It’s the one year anniversary of the death Rasheed Walker.

On Sunday, November 14, the family held a celebration of life in his honor at Madison Park.

At just 31 years old, Walker was shot and killed last year outside the Wireless Z store on Dr. D.B. Todd Junior Boulevard.

Walker was a beloved teacher aide at Cora Howe School, helping special education students.

He was also a youth mentor — always advocating for students to seek higher education.

His family announced that they’ve established a memorial scholarship for Walker at his Tuskegee University, his alma

Read More

Halyna Hutchins’ husband announces AFI memorial scholarship

Halyna Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins
Photo: Fred Hayes (Getty Images for SAGindie)

The husband of late cinematographer Halyna Hutchins announced the formation of an American Film Institute (AFI) scholarship fund in his wife’s name early this morning. On Twitter, Matt Hutchins, Halyna’s husband, has asked “anyone seeking to honor her memory” to donate to the AFI’s Halyna Hutchins Scholarship Fund, which supports aspiring female cinematographers.

The 42-year-old cinematographer was killed on the set of the western Rust on Thursday night in New Mexico after a prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin was accidentally discharged. The incident also left director Joel

Read More

Named for Rappahannock admiral, Marocchi Memorial Scholarship now open | Latest News

Support Local Journalism

Your subscription makes our reporting possible.


Marocchi served in the U.S. Navy for decades in a career that spanned World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars. A recipient of the Purple Heart and Legion of Merit, the Admiral was one of the few Navy officers to complete Army Airborne training.

He also served as a trustee of the Virginia War Memorial for more than 15 years.

He was born Gianluigi Marocchi in Bologna, Italy and arrived in the United States at the age of 2. Marocchi graduated from high school at the age of

Read More

Williams Named Sharon L. Gess Memorial Scholarship Winner

 Kamerian Williams, Sharon L. Gess Memorial Scholarship recipient

The Sharon L. Gess Memorial Scholarship was established by East Alabama Health in October 2020 as a way to honor the former EAMC director of the Emergency Department and Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  Gess, who worked at EAMC for 20 years, passed away on October 20, 2019.  She was dedicated to her job and well-loved among her peers. 


On July 22, East Alabama Health President and CEO Laura Grill presented the scholarship to its first recipient—Kamerian Williams. Joining Williams and Grill in the boardroom for the presentation were members of the Williams

Read More

Columbia College celebrates launch of Nadria Wright memorial scholarship



Columbia College is celebrating the launch of the Nadria Leeann Wright Memorial Nursing Scholarship Wednesday, nearly two years after her death.

Wright was shot and killed in September 2019 amidst a wave of gun violence in Columbia. She was the seventh person that year to die from gun violence. In March, a judge sentenced Javion Lawhorn to seven years in prison in connection with her death.

At the time of her death, 18-year-old Wright was a freshman nursing student at Columbia College. Now, Wright’s namesake scholarship will serve students in the same degree path.

The need-based

Read More

The Bristol Press – Bristol sixth-grader awarded Luke Diakolambrianos Memorial Scholarship


BRISTOL – Superior Products Distributors, Inc. (SPDI) created the Luke Diakolambrianos Memorial Scholarship for St. Joseph School in Bristol in memory of Luke, the husband of a long-time employee of SPDI and Bristol resident, who passed away last year after a courageous battle with cancer.

Children from St. Joseph School submitted beautifully written essays, and on Wednesday, June 2, Michael Capobianco (sixth grade) was surprised to be awarded the Luke Diakolambrianos Memorial Scholarship presented by Anna and Livia (SJS third grade) Diakolambrianos on behalf of Superior Products.

Michael’s father also passed away this school year after a similarly courageous battle

Read More

Fox News awards second annual Charles Krauthammer memorial scholarship

Fox News has awarded its second annual Charles Krauthammer memorial scholarship, the company announced this week.

Marin Martin, the daughter of Fox News digital senior opinion editor Lynne Jordal Martin, will be awarded the prize of $2,000 per college year for a maximum of four years.

Martin is a senior at Rye High School just outside New York and will attend college this fall to study English literature.

“We are proud to continue the tradition of honoring Charles Krauthammer’s storied legacy with this year’s memorial scholarship recipient,” Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott said in a statement. “Marin Martin is

Read More