• Education Partnership

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  • 2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Nine scholarships were awarded to local graduating high school at reception Wednesday, May 22, hosted by The Fairfax Retirement Community.

    The 2019 Distinguished Business Scholarship recipients are Grant Holder, South County High School; Kate Lachman, Lee High School; Connor Breen, Gonzaga College High School; Kathleen Nguyen, Mount Vernon High School;  Divya Sethi, South County High School.


    Covanta Fairfax Inc. awarded scholarships to Tara Vasanth, Hayfield High School, and Hana Chong, South County High School. Claudia Klinck, Bishop Ireton High School, is the Ourisman Scholar for 2019. Sean Murphy, West Potomac High School, is the Clearpath Solutions Group Scholar.

    This continues the Chamber's annual tradition of giving scholarship to students planning to study business. The Chamber has awarded scholarship for 20 years and the 2019 scholarships totaling $19,000 brings the Chamber's cumulative scholarship giving to more than $219,000. 

     

  • Clearpath Solutions Group 2019

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    PenFed Scholar

    2017

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  • Stephen Campbell, Thomas Jefferson High School, is the 2017 PenFed Scholar.

  • Ourisman 2019

     

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    Chaney Enterprises

    2017

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  • Evan Sparks, South County High School, is the Chaney Enterprises 2017 Scholar.

  • Covanta 2019

     

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    PenFed Scholar

    2016

  • Joseph Hammer, West Potomac High School, is the PenFed 2016 Scholar. 

  • Ourisman 2018

     

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    ServiceMaster Restore NCR 2015

     

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  • Mohamed Ali, Mount Vernon High School is the 2015 ServiceMaster NCR Scholar.

  • 2019 Scholarship Benefactors

  • SUMMA CUM LAUDE

     

     

     

    MAGNA CUM LAUDE

    Hilltop Sand and Gravel Company Inc.

    Mount Vernon Knights of Columbus Club Inc.

     

    CUM LAUDE

    OTHER

    Dr. Douthard R. Butler

    Rachel Carter, Coldwell Banker

    Michael Gailliot, Realtor, Century 21

    James Glenn

    Stewart McKnight

    Nina Tisara, Mosaic Artist

     

  • Our Mission

  • Education Partnership Board of Directors

    Chairman Scott Stroh III, Gunston Hall

    Michael Bennett, Ourisman

    Sonja Caison, The Cleaning Authority

    Don Cammarata, Covanta Fairfax Inc.

    Travis Clarke, Burke & Herbert Bank

    Holly Dougherty, Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce

    Stanley Koussis, Andrews FCU

    George O'Quinn, Dominion Surveyors Inc.

    Mark Murray, Fort Belvoir Swim Team

    Anthony Terrell, Mount Vernon High School

     

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    A strong commitment to education has led Mount Vernon Lee  Chamber of Commerce to provide scholarships for local graduating high school students pursuing further education in business.

    Since 1998, the Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce has  provided scholarships worth more than $200,000 to local high school students. In 2018, eight scholarships with a total value of $16,000 were awarded.

    You are invited to be part of this effort to prepare future business and community leaders by contributing to the Chamber’s scholarship fund.

     

    A “Summa Cum Laude” $2,000 investment provides these benefits:

    • A scholarship named after your business awarded to a local high school senior.
    • A listing on the Chamber’s Education Honor Roll published in  local newspapers and on Chamber social media.
    • Your business logo with hotlink to your website on the scholarship application page.
    • Reserved admissions and recognition at Scholarship Awards.

     

    A “Magna Cum Laude” $1,000 investment provides these benefits:

    • A listing on the Chamber’s Education Honor Roll published in  local newspapers and on Chamber social media.
    • Your business logo with hotlink to your website on the scholarship application page.
    • Reserved admissions and recognition at Scholarship Awards.

     

    A “Cum Laude” $500 investment provides these benefits:

    •  A listing on the Chamber’s Education Honor Roll published in  local newspapers and on Chamber social media.
    • Your business logo with hotlink to your website on the scholarship application page.
    • Reserved admissions and recognition at Scholarship Awards.

     

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