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SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Receives Donation for Veteran Scholarships

(Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 21, 2017) —  For the third consecutive year Venice American Legion NO-VEL Post 159 is donating the proceeds from its annual Veterans Golf Open to State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF). The money will be used to provide SCF Venice student veterans with individual $1,000 scholarships. Two scholarships are offered at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.

The proceeds from the golf tournament were $6,500. Combined with previous donations from the Venice American Legion, the proceeds will sustain the veterans’ scholarships for more than six years. SCF Venice serves more than 100 veteran and veteran-dependent students. All together SCF serves about 300 student veterans and their dependents.

The NO-VEL Scholarship is limited strictly to veterans at SCF Venice. Anyone interested may donate to the SCF Foundation Veteran Scholarship, which is awarded to two veterans each year.

For more information, contact Allison Nash, scholarship coordinator, SCF Foundation at 941-752-5653, nasha@SCF.edu or visit the Foundation’s website at SCF-Foundation.org.

 

From left: Devin Stewart and daughter Raelynn, SCF student veteran; Dris Stephen, SCF student life advisor; Bill Graydon, veteran advisor; Jennifer Meier, Student Veterans of America (SVA) club advisor; Bob Campbell, first vice commander, Venice American Legion; Howard Van Nostrand, commander, Venice American Legion; Christopher Davis, SVA president; Loren Lacy, SVA vice president of communications; Shirley Weidenhamer, SVA vice president of finance; Jacob Fricke, SCF student veteran; Todd Jenkins, SCF student veteran.

From left: Devin Stewart and daughter Raelynn, SCF student veteran; Dris Stephen, SCF student life advisor; Bill Graydon, veteran advisor; Jennifer Meier, Student Veterans of America (SVA) club advisor; Bob Campbell, first vice commander, Venice American Legion; Howard Van Nostrand, commander, Venice American Legion; Christopher Davis, SVA president; Loren Lacy, SVA vice president of communications; Shirley Weidenhamer, SVA vice president of finance; Jacob Fricke, SCF student veteran; Todd Jenkins, SCF student veteran.

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