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To Blue Ridge Students: Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Awards $9,350

 

February 25, 2019

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Rob Rhodes (second from left) and Dr. Laura Leatherwood (fourth from left) were on hand to receive scholarship funds from Joe and Sandra Furr earlier this month. Also on hand were five students who will receive the scholarships.

On Feb. 15, 2019, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Blue Ridge Community College President Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood and Educational Foundation Executive Director Ann Green along with several student scholarship recipients to present a check from the J. Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Fund for 2019.

The fund was established in 2009 to honor the life and memory of their son Daniel, who died in 2008.

After Daniel's death, the Furrs resolved to "trust our Lord to bring beauty from the ashes of our loss" and work to give local young people opportunities to earn their education and help them surviv...



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