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Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarships Presented


Last updated 3/1/2021 at 4:16pm

Sandra and Joe Furr awarded the scholarship funds during a presentation Feb. 16 at the Blue Ridge Community College. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

On Feb. 16, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Lisa Adkins, Blue Ridge Community College's (BRCC) vice president of advancement, and Glenda McCarson, associate vice president at the Transylvania Campus, to present a $5,100 check from the J. Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Fund for 2021.

Several student recipients were also present. The scholarship fund was established in 2009 to honor the life and memory of their son, Daniel, who passed away Dec. 27, 2008, at age 19.

After Daniel's death the Furrs were committed to "trust our Lord to bring beauty from the ashes of our loss" and work to give...

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